ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The President of Mauritius Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim will be paying a four-day visit to Pakistan from April 17 and discuss matters of mutual interest with President Mamnoon Hussain.
The visit, on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain the President of Mauritius will be visiting Pakistan with a nine-member delegation.
President Mamnoon Hussain and the President of Mauritius would discuss matters of mutual interest and regional and international importance, a statement from the Foreign Office said.
Pakistan and Mauritius enjoy close and cordial relations, based on mutual identity of views on regional and global issues.
“During the visit, the two sides will explore possibilities of further strengthening existing bilateral ties in various fields of common interest with particular focus on economic and trade relations,” Foreign Office said and pointed that the visit will also provide an opportunity for resuming leadership level contacts between the two countries.
President Mamnoon Hussain would host a lunch in honour of Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim and her delegation.
Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Professor Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of State for National Health Services, Coordination and Regulation Ms. Saira Afzal Tarrar and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi will call on the visiting President.
The President will also visit Karachi where she will hold separate meetings with the Governor of Sindh, Chairman Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and representatives of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI).
The President of Mauritius will also pay a visit to Mazar-e-Quaid and undertake a tour of the Karachi University.