Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar visits Egypt as a Special Envoy of the President of Pakistan on 31st October 2012

Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar visits Egypt as a Special Envoy of the President of Pakistan on 31st October 2012

Islamabad, October 31, 2012 (PPI-OT): During her stay in Cairo, she called on President Dr Mohammad Morsi and extended to him an invitation for participation in the D-8 Summit being held in Islamabad on November 22, 2012. She also invited President Morsi on behalf of the President Zardari to undertake a bilateral visit to Pakistan on 23-24 November 2012.

The Egyptian President while accepting the invitations reiterated Egypt’s desire to forge closer and stronger ties with Pakistan. Foreign Minister Khar also held a meeting with her Egyptian counterpart Mr. Mohammad Kamel Amr. Besides discussing the entire gamut of bilateral relations, the two ministers also discussed regional and international issues of mutual interests. The Foreign Ministers expressed their confidence that President Morsi’s visit to Pakistan would further expand and deepen bilateral ties.

On the sidelines of the visit, Foreign Minister Khar also held a meeting with the Secretary General of Arab League Mr. Nabil el Arabi and exchanged views on matters of mutual interests including Palestine issue and the situation in Syria.

For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Personal Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604

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