PM leaves for Azerbaijan on three-day visit

Pakistan a peace-loving state, pursuing friendly ties with neighbours: PM

ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday departed for Azerbaijan on a three-day official visit.

The Prime Minister is paying his first visit to Azerbaijan on
the invitation of President Ilham Aliyev.

The PM is accompanied by a high-level delegation
including Special Assistant to PM Syed Tariq Fatemi.

During stay in Baku, Prime Minister Sharif will hold talks
with President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister Artur Rasizade on bilateral relations.

Economic cooperation, including trade and investment, will be the key focus of their talks.

They will also exchange views on regional and international
issues of mutual interest, with particular attention to the
situation in South Asia and Pakistan’s policy of peaceful

A Joint Declaration is expected to be signed during the visit.