British delegation calls on PM Imran

British delegation calls on PM Imran

Islamabad (Agencies): A British delegation led by Pakistani origin Baroness Sayeeda Warsi on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan.

During the meeting, PM Imran highlighted atrocities being committed by Indian forces in Kashmir and war hysteria being created by the Indian government.

The delegation appreciated the steps being taken by the government in tackling various challenges including economic, good governance and eradication of corruption.  

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi appreciated vision and leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari was also present in the meeting.

Earlier, UK's Secretary of State for Department for International Development (DFID) and Minister for Women Development and Equalities Penny Mordaunt called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed matters of mutual interest including region situation.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister appreciated DFID's continued engagement with the country especially in education sector and skill development.

He emphasized on further strengthening partnership in skill development which is critical for employment of the youth of the country, Radio Pakistan reported.

Special Advisor to Secretary of State Lynn Davidson, British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew, Head of DFID Pakistan Joanna Reid were also present on the occasion.

Chairman Board of Investment Haroon Sharif, Special Advisor to Prime Minister Naeem-ul-Haq, Secretary Interior and others also attended the meeting.