ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday departed for a two-day official visit to Qatar.
The premier is visiting the peninsular Arab nation on the invitation of Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hammad al Thani.
The Pakistani delegation includes Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Bukhari, Finance Minister Asad Umar and Adviser to PM on Commerce Abdur Razzaq.
The prime minister will also call on his Qatari counterpart Abdullah bin Naseer bin Khalifa al Thani to discuss matters of mutual interest. He will hold meetings with the emir over the concession in liquified natural gas (LNG) prices and a one-year loan on gas.
Earlier in December, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Qatar and met the emir who thanked the army chief for Pakistan’s continued support towards a negotiated political settlement for peace in Afghanistan.