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Qatari emir to pay 2-day visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, June 21 (WNP): Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani is coming to Pakistan on a two-day official visit from Saturday.

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

During his stay in Islamabad, Al Thani will hold talks with the premier and President Arif Alvi to “discuss ways and means of building a robust and mutually beneficial economic partnership”.

Several memoranda of understanding, agreements “for enhanced bilateral cooperation in different areas” are expected to be signed between Islamabad and Doha.

Earlier, officials had claimed that the Qatari emir was likely to announce major investment in Pakistan during his visit to Islamabad.

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

Al Thani previously visited Pakistan in March 2015.

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