Islamabad: Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani congratulated Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, today, on being elected as the first woman Prime Minister of Thailand. He conveyed the best wishes of the people of Pakistan for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Thailand under her leadership.
He said that her success had a special resonance with the people of Pakistan where Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto had made history as the first woman Prime Minister, not only of Pakistan, but of the entire Muslim world.
Pakistan and Thailand share deep-rooted historical and cultural bonds and have always enjoyed cordial and cooperative relations. The Prime Minster also expressed the hope that Pakistan-Thailand relations will be further strengthened during the tenure of Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra.
For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604