King Abdullah II of Jordan arrives in Pakistan
Islamabad (Web Desk): King Abdullah II of Jordan on Thursday has arrived in Islamabad, on a two day official visit to Pakistan.
He is visiting Islamabad on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain. He was warmly received at Noor Khan Airbase by President. A 21 gun salute was given in honor of the distinguished guest. King Abdullah II is leading a high-level delegation, including senior officials.
During his stay in Pakistani capital, the King of Jordan will hold talks with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
“Bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest will be discussed,” Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Pakistani authorities say that the visit would provide an opportunity to explore ways and means to further strengthen cooperation in diverse areas of mutual interest, particularly expanding bilateral trade and enhance investments in Pakistan.
“Pakistan and Jordan enjoy extremely close and brotherly relations. They share common perceptions on regional and international issues and matters concerning the Muslim Ummah,” the ministry of foreign affairs statement reads.
“The visit of His Majesty King Abdullah II is expected to give a new impetus to the existing fraternal bonds between the two brotherly countries,” the statement added.