Mauritius president begins Pakistan visit

Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) President of Mauritius Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim arrived in Pakistan on Sunday on a four-day visit for talks on bilateral issues.

According to Pakistan’s foreign ministry, the two sides will explore the possibilities of strengthening existing bilateral ties in various fields of common interest, with particular focus on economic and trade relations, Xinhua news agency reported.

The ministry said Firdaus will hold meeting with Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain, where matters of mutual interests as well as regional and international importance will come under discussion.

“The visit will also provide an opportunity for resuming leadership level contacts between the two countries,” a ministry spokesman said.

Firdaus landed at the port city of Karachi earlier in the day.

She will pay a visit to the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan MUhammad Ali Jinnah and the Karachi University. She is accompanied with a nine-member delegation.

Sindh Governor Ishratul Ebad and senior officials and diplomats received the Mauritius president on her arrival.

She held a brief meeting with the governor and ministers of Sindh, officials said.

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