PM Imran congratulates president-elect of Maldives on victory
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday called the president-elect of Maldives Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to felicitate him on his victory in the recent presidential elections.
Underscoring that Maldives is entering a new era, the prime minster hoped that under the leadership of Ibrahim Mohammad Solih the country and its people would achieve great success and prosperity.
Both leaders reiterated their resolve to further strengthen the bilateral relations, which are characterized by cordiality, religious affinity and close cooperation.
They also expressed desire to work closely on issues of mutual interest and for the benefit of peoples of both the countries.
The Maldivian president-elect thanked the prime minister for the telephone call and also congratulated him on assumption of the office of prime minister of Pakistan. He also invited the prime minister to visit Maldives at a mutually convenient date.
Earlier today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed desire to expand cooperation with Pakistan in diverse fields and work together on issues of mutual interest at the regional and global levels.
In a felicitating telephone call to Prime Minister Imran Khan on his election as Prime Minister of Pakistan today, the German chancellor emphasized the importance of deepening bilateral relations.
Imran Khan said Germany is the largest trading partner of Pakistan in Europe and there is a substantial potential for cooperation in the spheres of energy and automobile sectors, and investment in hydroelectric power generation.