Islamabad (UNA-OIC) – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday will embark on a two-day official visit to Uzbekistan at the invitation of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including the Foreign Minister and other members of the Cabinet, as well as a large group of Pakistan’s leading businessmen, according to a statement issued Wednesday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The wide-ranging talks between the two leaders will cover the entire gamut of bilateral relations, with a particular focus on trade, economic cooperation, and connectivity. The leaders will also exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.
A number of agreements/memoranda of understanding (MoUs) are expected to be signed, with the view to deepening bilateral cooperation in diverse areas.
Imran Khan will address the first Pakistan-Uzbekistan Business Forum, to take place with the participation of leading Pakistani and Uzbek businessmen, who will also hold B2B meetings. Leading up to the Prime Minister’s visit, the two sides will also hold the 6th session of the Joint Inter-Governmental Commission (JIGC) and the inaugural session of the Joint Business Council (JBC) on 14 July in Tashkent.