- PM to represent Pakistan at the coronation ceremony of King Charles III.
- British monarch, royal family great friends of Pakistan, says PM.
- PM will also meet with PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, sources say.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif left for London on Wednesday to attend the coronation ceremony of British King Charles III on May 6.
In a brief statement today, Prime Minister Shehbaz said the two countries have been “good friends” and he would hold meetings with other world leaders during the trip.
The Prime Minister took to the microblogging platform and tweeted: “Today we are leaving for the UK to represent Pakistan at the coronation ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III. Relations between the UK and Pakistan are rooted in a shared history and multifaceted ties that have grown stronger in recent decades. The British monarch and the royal family are good friends of Pakistan.
“I will also take the opportunity to attend the summit of Commonwealth leaders and interact bilaterally with other world leaders.”
After that, the prime minister will have a series of talks with Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, sources said. The news.
The prime minister was unable to go to Saudi Arabia last month to perform Umrah and meet Nawaz Sharif, who had arrived there to spend the last ten days of Ramazan. It is clear that some important decisions will be finalized in the meetings.
Prime Minister Shehbaz – who will be traveling on his special plane – could make a technical stopover in Istanbul on his way to London, while landing in Saudi Arabia for his return home.
The schedule for the one-way trip has yet to be finalized, the sources said.
Yesterday, the prime minister held extensive consultations with his cabinet colleagues. The sources claimed the exercise was part of his preparations for the visit to London.
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