Nawaz leaves for Bahrain on two-day official visit

PakistanNawaz leaves for Bahrain on two-day official visit

Nawaz leaves for Bahrain on two-day official visit

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday left for Bahrain on a two-day official visit on the invitation of Bahrain’s King and his Bahraini counterpart.


During his visit, the prime minister will hold meetings with Bahrain’s King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa and his Bahraini counterpart Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, along with select ministers of Bahrain.

The delegation-level talks and one-on-one meeting with the King will focus on further enhancement of bilateral relations in various fields including energy, manpower and employment, trade and investment, and defence.

In his pre-departure statement, the prime minister said that relations between the two countries are rooted deep in shared history, faith, values, and culture and are based on mutual trust and understanding.

Sharif expressed the confidence that his visit will open new vistas of cooperation between the two countries particularly in the field of energy helping Pakistan overcome acute energy shortage.

The premier said that Pakistan was keen to improve bilateral economic ties and volume of trade with Bahrain which currently stands at $200 million.

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