Islamabad: PM Nawaz Sharif has left for Azerbaijan today (Thursday) for a three-day visit to further improve reciprocal collaboration in assorted fields. This will be the Prime Minister’s first visit to Azerbaijan.
“Pakistan and Azerbaijan appreciate close and helpful relations, which are supported by shared traits of history, culture and confidence. These ties are described by common regard, shared discernments and normal longing to advance peace, steadiness and improvement in the locale. The common support on the Jammu and Kashmir question and the Nagorno-Karabakh issue is a declaration to the nearby comprehension amongst Pakistan and Azerbaijan. The two nations likewise share normal perspectives on major territorial and global issues and coordinate nearly in the local and multilateral gatherings, including the UN, the OIC and the ECO,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in an announcement.
Pakistan was among the initial couple of nations that perceived the autonomy of Azerbaijan in October 1991, set up political relations and opened an inhabitant mission in Baku, it included.
The visit to Azerbaijan is intelligent of the Prime Minister’s vision to improve and fortify Pakistan’s relations with the neighboring and provincial nations. Pakistan agrees high need to its profound recorded and social bonds with the local nations and is committed to extend helpful relations with them.
Amid stay in Baku, the Prime Minister will hold talks with President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister ArturTahir Rasizade. The leaders will examine two-sided relations. Monetary collaboration, including exchange and venture, will be the key center of their discussions. They will likewise trade sees on local and worldwide issues of shared enthusiasm, with specific consideration regarding the circumstance in South Asia and Pakistan’s approach of tranquil neighborhood.
A Joint Declaration is believed to be issued during the visit.