ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in Dushanbe to attend the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) assembly right now.
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 because the Taliban entered Kabul. All eyes shall be on the Afghan consultant on the assembly.
In line with the main points, if there shall be illustration from Afghanistan, will probably 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 section of the go to.
His talks with the Tajik president will cowl the whole gamut of bilateral relations, particularly enhancing commerce, financial and funding ties with a selected deal with regional connectivity.
The 2 international locations have earlier expressed a robust dedication to enter into a proper strategic partnership.
The Overseas Workplace stated: “Pakistan and Tajikistan take pleasure in shut brotherly relations underpinned by the bonds of frequent religion, historical past and tradition. The 2 international locations have shared perceptions and a standard want to advertise financial improvement, peace, safety and stability within the area.”
“The prime minister has been invited by President Emomali Rahmon and this shall be his third go to to Central Asia underlying Pakistan’s enhanced engagement with the area,” stated the Overseas Workplace whereas asserting the go to.
The prime minister’s go to is a part of Pakistan’s deepened engagement with Central Asia by means of the ‘Imaginative and prescient Central Asia’ coverage, having revitalised focus in 5 key areas of political ties, commerce and funding, vitality and connectivity, safety and defence, and people-to-people contacts.
The premier may also inaugurate the primary assembly of the Pakistan-Tajikistan Enterprise Discussion board for which a gaggle of Pakistani businessmen may also go to Dushanbe.
The Joint Enterprise Discussion board 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 Enterprise Council may also be held on the sidelines.