PM leaves for Turkmenistan
Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Central Asian republics
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left for Turkmenistan on a two-day official visit.
During his stay, the Prime Minister will hold one-on-one meeting with the president of Turkmenistan. He will also lead Pakistani side in delegation-level talks with Turkmenistan.
Both sides will discuss cooperation in different sectors including trade. The two countries will also sign a number of agreements and MOUs for cooperation in diverse fields.
In his pre-departure statement, Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan attaches great importance to enhancing its relations with Central Asian republics.
He said the government has a vision of increasing energy, trade and rail and road links with Central Asian states.
Tomorrow, the Prime Minister will go to Kyrgyzstan where he will hold meeting with the Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev.
During the delegation-level talks the two sides will discuss issues of mutual cooperation in various fields.
A few MoUs and agreements are likely to be signed during the visit.