Islamabad, 4 October 2021 (TDI): Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, met a delegation of British Member of Parliaments (MPs). The delegation included: Naz Shah, Lord Wajid Khan, and Muhammad Yasin. The meeting marked the discussion of domestic, regional, and global issues.
Prime Minister Imran Khan told the delegation that government is committed to uphold the supremacy of law and justice in the country. He further added that the government is focusing on the socio-economic development of every segment of society.
The issue of Kashmir and Islamophobia also came under discussion. The Prime Minister informed the delegation of steps taken to highlight the issue of Kashmir on every platform. The delegation appreciated the Prime Minister for raising his voice against Islamophobia. They also acclaimed the steps taken by the newly elected Azad Kashmir government for welfare of the people.
Pakistan and Britain share cordial diplomatic relations based on mutual trust and solidarity. Pakistan has a huge diaspora in Britain which acts as an agent in bridge the relations between the two countries. Many British Pakistani are also Members of the UK’s parliament.
Previously, in September, Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi paid an official visit to the United Kingdom where he met the British-Pakistani community, the Kashmiri leadership in Britain , and British parliamentarians. He also held a meeting with his British counterpart Liz Truss. Both leaders chalked out the prospects of further strengthening the diplomatic relations between the two countries at all levels.