Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad to reach Pakistan today

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad to reach Pakistan today

Islamabad (Agencies): Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will arrive in Islamabad today (Thursday) on a three-day visit to Pakistan.

According to Foreign Office, Mahathir’s visit is taking place at the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The Malaysian prime minister will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including several leading businessmen.

During his stay, PM Mahathir Mohamad will be the Guest of Honour at the Pakistan Day Parade on 23rd March.

Prime Minister Mahathir’s bilateral engagements also include call on President Arif Alvi, one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan followed by delegation level talks.

Both the leaders will also speak at the round table meeting of the CEOs of industries, who desire to invest in automobile and telecommunication sectors of Pakistan.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that the visit of the Malaysian prime minister will further cement the existing brotherly and friendly relations between the two countries.

"The focus of the interest is on enhancing economic, trade, investment, and defence ties, for the mutual benefit of the peoples of the two countries", he said.