London, 5 May 2023 (TDI): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif of Pakistan recently arrived in London to attend the coronation of King Charles III and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
The Prime Minister was warmly received by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Moazzam Ahmad Khan, and Special Representative of the British Foreign Secretary, David Gordon-MacLeod.
During his visit, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is scheduled to engage with other world leaders bilaterally and meet PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif.
In a tweet before his departure, the Prime Minister expressed his excitement about attending the coronation and spoke highly of the strong and multifaceted bonds between Pakistan and the UK, rooted in a shared history.
The coronation of King Charles III, who ascended to the throne after the passing of Queen Elizabeth last year in September, will take place on May 6th at London’s Westminster Abbey. Heads of state from around the world, including Ireland, France, Spain, Belgium, Japan, Hungary, and Australia, are expected to attend the event.
For the information, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had previously met King Charles III in London last year, where he had offered his condolences on behalf of Pakistan following the passing of Queen Elizabeth.
The Prime Minister’s attendance at the coronation reaffirms the close relationship between Pakistan and the UK and demonstrates the importance of maintaining strong diplomatic ties.
In addition to attending the coronation, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s visit to the UK also includes participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, a biennial summit of governmental leaders from all Commonwealth nations.
This provides an opportunity for the Prime Minister to engage with other world leaders, discuss issues of mutual concern, and strengthen the relationship between Pakistan and other Commonwealth nations.
Overall, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s visit to the UK is a testament to the deep and enduring friendship between Pakistan and the United Kingdom.
The Prime Minister’s participation in the coronation of King Charles III and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting underscores the importance of maintaining strong diplomatic ties and reinforces the shared commitment of both countries to global peace, prosperity, and progress.