Imran Khan woos Maldives leader with message of joint Covid fight

After holding a rare telephonic conversation with Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina last month, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday called President of Maldives, Ibrahim Solih and reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to work with the South Asian neighbours to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation, bilaterally and in the region

Aug 11, 2020
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After holding a rare telephonic conversation with Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina last month, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday called President of Maldives, Ibrahim Solih and reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to work with the South Asian neighbours to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation, bilaterally and in the region.

According to a Foreign Office statement, the premier underlined that the region needed peace and cooperation so that the South Asian nations could realise their true economic potential.

The prime minister also shared Pakistan’s perspective on peace and security situation in South Asia with the president of Maldives.

Imran Khan extended an invitation to President Solih to visit Pakistan and stated that he looked forward to welcoming him at the earliest convenience.

The two leaders exchanged views in detail on the challenges posed by Covid-19. PM Imran commended the efforts made by the Maldives to contain the spread of the pandemic and efforts to revive the economy, including the tourism sector.

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2258893/imran-woos-maldives-leader-with-message-of-joint-covid-fight

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