Nawaz Sharif Departs for Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday departed for his two-day official visit to Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan, Radio Pakistan reported.
Travelling with cabinet members and senior officials, the premier’s delegation will be welcomed in Ashgabat where a few MoUs and agreements are expected to be signed.
The Government of Turkmenistan underlined the significance of the visit for the promotion of bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries.
A tête-à-tête will be held between PM Nawaz and President Gurbanguly of Turkmenistan which would be followed by delegation-level talks.
The main focus of the meeting would be to review in whole, matters pertaining to bilateral relations including the TAPI Gas pipeline project and energy security, economy, trade and commerce, education, defence, science and technology, culture and regional as well as global issues of mutual concern.
On Thursday, the prime minister is said to visit Bishkek where he will hold a meeting with the Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev.
During the delegation-level talks the two sides will discuss issues of mutual cooperation in various fields. Further, a few agreements and MoUs are also likely to be signed during the visit.
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