Abbasi in London to attend Commonwealth meeting
LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM-2018).
The prime minister landed at London’s Heathrow Airport, where he was welcomed by senior officials of the Britain government and Pakistan High Commissioner to United Kingdom Syed Ibne Abbas.
The conference, which kicks off today, will continue for two days. It provides an opportunity to highlight the progress made by Pakistan including its transition to a modern and dynamic emerging market, which is an attractive destination for business, investment and trade.
Abbasi will actively participate in executive and retreat sessions as well as a number of events being held on the sidelines of the CHOGM, government sources said.
The prime minister will also attend the reception being hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. He will call on the Prince of Wales and meet with Prime Minister Theresa May amongst other Commonwealth leaders.