LONDON: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in London on Tuesday by special Pakistan Air Force planet attend the Commonwealth Conference. He was receive datLuton Airport by Special Representative of the British Foreign Minister Mr. David Pearey and Pakistan High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas together with officials of the High Commission.
From airport, he was taken to a London central hotel where he and his entourage will stay. Talking to ‘The Nation’ on Pakistan delegation’s participation in the CHOGM, High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas said: “Being a founding member of the Commonwealth, Pakistan attaches great importance to the organization and shares its core values. Highest level participation from Pakistan also reflects our strong ties with the Commonwealth.
The main theme of this Conference is “Towards A Common Future.” The Prime Minister will actively participate in executive and retreat sessions as well as a number of events being held on the sidelines of the CHOGM.
“I see great opportunity for Pakistan in intra-Commonwealth trade. Post-Brexit when the UK will be looking for new markets, Pakistan with its liberal trade and investment regime would be a natural choice for the UK companies. Pakistan is one of the founding members of the organization.
The current member ship of the Commonwealth consists of 53-member states reflecting diversity of all continents of the world.
Commonwealth provides a market of over 2.2 billion people, spread across all six continents, covering nearly a quarter of the world’s land mass and a combined GDP of GBP 6.9 trillion. Pakistan is one of the founding members of the organization.
The current membership of the Commonwealth consists of 53 member states reflecting diversity of all continents of the world. Commonwealth provides a market of over2.2billionpeople,spreadacross all six continents, covering nearly a quarter of the world’s land mass and a combinedGDPofGBP6.9trillion.