London, 8 May 2023 (TDI): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif engaged in cordial interactions with several prominent dignitaries worldwide on the sidelines of the coronation ceremony of King Charles III.
These sessions provided an excellent platform for strengthening bilateral relations, fostering cooperation, and discussing shared global challenges.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif convened with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe. The two leaders exchanged views on enhancing trade and investment between their countries. They also analyzed opportunities for collaboration in various sectors, including infrastructure development, tourism, and education.
In addition, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif examined with the Minister of State for the United Kingdom, Andrew Mitchell. They sought to strengthen strong ties between Pakistan and the United Kingdom. They also emphasized promoting bilateral trade, cultural exchanges, and cooperation in renewable energy and technology areas.
Furthermore, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met the President of Maldives, Ibrahim M Solih.
The leaders discussed mutual interests and expressed their commitment to deepening the bonds of friendship and cooperation. They explored opportunities for collaboration in tourism, maritime security, and climate change mitigation.
Another critical meeting occurred between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and the President of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema. Both leaders reviewed expanding trade connections and opportunities for increased investment between Pakistan and Zambia. They also discussed ways to enhance agriculture, mining, and infrastructure development cooperation.
Moreover, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met President Prithvirajsing Roopun of Mauritius. The two administrators studied enhancing cooperation in various sectors, including trade, investment, and tourism. They stressed the potential for mutually beneficial partnerships and explored avenues for collaboration in renewable energy and the ocean economy.
PM Sharif also had the pleasure of meeting President George William Vella of Malta. The leaders discussed strengthening bilateral relations, particularly in trade, tourism, and cultural exchanges. They emphasized the importance of people-to-people contact and explored ways to foster closer cooperation between Pakistan and Malta.
Furthermore, Shehbaz Sharif engaged in a productive meeting with the President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. They exchanged views on expanding trade relations and explored avenues for increased investment between Pakistan and Brazil. They also examined cooperation in agriculture, energy, science, and technology.
He emphasized Pakistan’s global commitment to promoting peace, stability, and prosperity.
These meetings on the sidelines of the coronation ceremony have further strengthened Pakistan’s diplomatic ties and laid the groundwork for enhanced cooperation with these esteemed nations.
The Prime Minister’s engagements underscore Pakistan’s dedication to building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with nations across the globe. These interactions will advance common goals, shared prosperity, and a more interconnected world.