British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives in Pakistan

WEB DESK : British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Islamabad today (Thursday) on a two day official visit to Pakistan to hold talks with the country’s leadership on regional situation and issues of mutual interest.

Sources told Business Recorder that Secretary Johnson will hold bilateral talks with dviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs followed by a joint press stakeout.

During the talks, the two sides would discuss the ways and means to further strengthening cooperation in various fields, besides discussing the regional situation particularly the escalation on the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary as well as cooperation on restoration of peace and stability in Afghanistan.

They said the visiting British Foreign Secretary would also hold meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the PM House in which issues of mutual interest as well as regional situation and heightening tension between Pakistan and India would come under discussion.

The sources further said the visiting British Foreign Secretary would also visit Lahore where he would meet Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana. In Lahore, he would also visit Badshahi Mosque, Shahi Fort and Iqbal Tomb.

Source: Business Recorder