ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in Dushanbe to attend the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) assembly at present.
He was obtained by Tajik Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda on the airport.
The premier will conduct bilateral conferences, together with a high-level ministerial delegation that has accompanied him, with different leaders on the sidelines of the SCO Summit throughout his two-day go to.
The SCO summit is the primary assembly of the heads of states for the reason that Taliban entered Kabul. All eyes can be on the Afghan consultant on the assembly.
According to the main points, if there can be illustration from Afghanistan, it will likely be PM Imran Khan’s first interplay with an Afghan official after the caretaker authorities was fashioned in Kabul.
After attending the summit, the premier may have the bilateral phase of the go to.
His talks with the Tajik president will cowl all the gamut of bilateral relations, particularly enhancing commerce, financial and funding ties with a specific give attention to regional connectivity.
The two international locations have earlier expressed a robust dedication to enter into a proper strategic partnership.
The Foreign Office stated: “Pakistan and Tajikistan enjoy close brotherly relations underpinned by the bonds of common faith, history and culture. The two countries have shared perceptions and a common desire to promote economic development, peace, security and stability in the region.”
“The prime minister has been invited by President Emomali Rahmon and this will be his third visit to Central Asia underlying Pakistan’s enhanced engagement with the region,” stated the Foreign Office whereas asserting the go to.
The prime minister’s go to is a part of Pakistan’s deepened engagement with Central Asia by the ‘Vision Central Asia’ coverage, having revitalised focus in 5 key areas of political ties, commerce and funding, power and connectivity, safety and defence, and people-to-people contacts.
The premier will even inaugurate the primary assembly of the Pakistan-Tajikistan Business Forum for which a gaggle of Pakistani businessmen will even go to Dushanbe.
The Joint Business Forum will catalyse rising commerce and funding relations and promote enterprise to enterprise contacts between the buying and selling communities of either side. A gathering of the Pakistan-Tajikistan Joint Business Council will even be held on the sidelines.