Prime Minister Imran Khan leaves for Qatar on a one-day visit today

Prime Minister Imran Khan leaves for Qatar on a one-day visit today

Posted on Feb 27, 2020

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave Qatar today for a one-day visit which is part of a high-level general visit.

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, the Prime Minister will meet with Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

During the visit, the Prime Minister will focus on strengthening bilateral cooperation and exchanging ideas on the progress made in the region.

Two days after the Prime Minister's visit, the US and the Taliban will sign the agreement in Doha, the capital of Qatar.

It should be noted that Pakistan and Qatar have close cordial relations based on mutual trust and understanding.

The bilateral relations of the two countries cover wide-ranging, multi-faceted, diverse fields including politics, commerce, economics, defence, people-to-people relations and cultural exchanges.

This is Prime Minister Imran Khan's second visit to Qatar since taking office in 2018.

Amir Qatar came to Pakistan in June last year, as a result of the visit, bilateral economic cooperation was strengthened in various fields while the Prime Minister's visit will further strengthen this process.

It is to be remembered that during the last visit to dropsy, Prime Minister Imran Khan had discussed the issue of sending workers from Doha leadership.

The Qatari authorities opened a visa centre in Islamabad in December last year to speed up visas for members of the Pakistani workforce willing to work in Qatar.

In addition, Qatar had promised a million jobs for Pakistani workers and the government had also spoken to the Qatari government to accommodate skilled labour returning from Saudi Arabia.


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