ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Tajikistan will prove to be an important milestone and further increase the prestige of Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan accompanied by a high-level Ministerial delegation left for Dushanbe on Thursday on a two-day official visit to Tajikistan to attend the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) Summit in Dushanbe.
On the sidelines of the SCO Summit, the prime minister will also have bilateral meetings with other participating leaders.
In a televised message regarding the prime minister’s visit to Dushanbe, the information minister said that Imran Khan will hold meetings with the Iranian President, the Foreign Minister of China, and the leadership of Central Asian States on the sidelines of the SCO Summit.
وزیراعظم آج اعلیٰ سطحی وفد کے ہمراہ تاجکستان کے دارالحکومت دوشنبے روانہ ہو رہے ہیں،
وزیراعظم کا دورہ دو حصوں پر محیط ہے، پہلے حصے وزیراعظم شنگھائی تعاون تنظیم (ایس سی او) کے 20 ویں اجلاس میں شرکت کریں گے، @fawadchaudhry pic.twitter.com/CQPxQW6OKz
— Fawad Chaudhry (Updates) (@FawadPTIUpdates) September 16, 2021
The information minister said that the situation in Afghanistan will be discussed at the SCO Summit. He said that Pakistan recognizes Tajikistan’s important role in Afghanistan.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain that this visit will provide an opportunity to further our doctrine for a stable and inclusive government in Afghanistan and move towards a regional solution.
As regards bilateral relations, the information minister said that Pakistan enjoys cordial relations with Tajikistan. He said that the prime minister will attend a business conference in Dushanbe which will discuss ways and means to further promote business linkages between the two Countries.