Islamabad (Staff Report): Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas will reach Islamabad on a three-day official visit to Pakistan today (Monday).


A seventeen-member delegation including five ministers will accompany the Palestinian President.

Pakistan Foreign Office reported, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas along with PM Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate newly-built Palestinian embassy in the Diplomatic Enclave in Islamabad.

During his stay in Islamabad Palestinian president will hold separate meetings with Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and PM Nawaz Sharif to discussed bilateral political matters as well as situation in the Middle East.

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has previously been to Pakistan in 2005 and 2013 and this would be his third visit to Pakistan in 2017.