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Qatari emir to pay two-day visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Qatar emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Saturday will arrive in Pakistan on a two-day state visit on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

 

“Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is visiting Pakistan on June 22-23 on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” read a statement issued by the Foreign Office (FO) on Friday.

 

“The two sides will discuss ways and means of building a robust and mutually beneficial economic partnership. During the visit, Pakistan and Qatar will sign MoUs/agreements for enhanced bilateral cooperation in different areas,” the FO said.

 

“The visit of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is expected to further strengthen the close fraternal ties between Pakistan and Qatar and deepen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields,” it added.

 

He will be accompanied by a high level delegation comprising key ministers and senior officials of his cabinet, read the statement.

 

Earlier, in a post on the social media, Prime Minister Khan claimed the Qatari emir would announce an investment of around $22 billion.

 

Previously, Al Thani had toured Pakistan in March of 2015. PM Khan visited Qatar in January this year.

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