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South Korean PM to visit Pakistan from April 13 to16

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of South Korea, Jung Hong-won is arriving here on a 4-day official visit, whilst Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that the Pak-Korea economic relations will further be strengthened, with the visit of South Korean PM – ARY News reports.

According to details, South Korean PM, Jung Hong-won will be visiting Pakistan upon the invitation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, from April 13 to 16. This is the first ever visit of any South Korean PM, since the beginning of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and South Korea in 1983.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs told that PM Jung Hong-won will be accompanied a high-level trade delegation and both the states will sign different trade agreements and memorandum of understanding (MoU), during the visit.

The Spokesperson of the Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan, Tasneem Aslam elaborated that Pakistan tends to extend its economic relations with South Korea, adopting the concept of economic diplomacy. She told that currently the trade volume between the two states is 1.3 billion dollars, which is being tried to be further extended.

The South Korean PM will be meeting the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and the President of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain, whilst he will also be the chief guest of the Pak-Korea Investment Forum.



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