King Abdullah II of Jordan begins Pakistan visit

2018-02-09 02:27:43 GMT2018-02-09 10:27:43(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
Photo released by Press Information Department (PID) on Feb. 8, 2018 shows that Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain (R, front) welcomes Jordan's King Abdullah II (L, front) in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan. Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on a two-day state visit for talks on bilateral relations, officials said. (Xinhua) Photo released by Press Information Department (PID) on Feb. 8, 2018 shows that Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain (R, front) welcomes Jordan's King Abdullah II (L, front) in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan. Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on a two-day state visit for talks on bilateral relations, officials said. (Xinhua)

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on a two-day state visit for talks on bilateral relations, officials said.

He was received at a military airbase near Islamabad by President Mamnoon Hussain. A 21-gun salute was given in honor of the distinguished guest.

The Jordanian King is accompanied by foreign minister and a number of civil and military officials.

The visiting King will hold talks with the president, as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Pakistan's foreign ministry said bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest will be discussed during the talks.

"The visit will provide the two countries an opportunity to explore ways and means to further strengthen cooperation in diverse areas, particularly to expand bilateral trade and enhance investments in Pakistan," a foreign ministry statement said.

 

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