Nawaz Sharif makes a ‘regional perspective’ while visiting Tajikistan

Central Asia Pakistan

ISLAMABAD/DUSHANBE – Projects to meet regional energy requirements on table as the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif arrives in Tajikistan to meet Central Asian country’s leadership.

According to a press release issued by Foreign Office of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif arrives in Tajikistan on the the invitation of President Emomali Rahmon.

The visit would last for two days from 17 to 18 June.

Nawaz Sharif is accompanied by a high-level delegation including the Minister for Water and Power, Minister for Textile Industry, Special Asssistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, and senior officials.

During his stay in Dushanbe, the Prime Minister would have meetings with President Emomali Rahmon and Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda — covering all aspects of bilateral relations including political, trade, economic, energy, infrastructure, connectivity, human resource development, culture, defence and security, and people-to-people contacts. CASA-1000, a project for regional energy cooperation among Tajikistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan, would be another key area of focus.

A number of agreement/MoUs are expected to be concluded during the visit.

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