British delegation holds meetings with NA Speaker, CM Punjab

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British delegation holds meetings with NA Speaker, CM Punjab

ISLAMABAD: (APP) A seven-member British Parliamentary delegation that is currently visiting Pakistan, held meetings with Chief Minister Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif and Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.

A wide range of issues pertaining to trade and investment, education and parliamentary exchanges were discussed in detail, said a press release issued on Tuesday.

The delegation also visited historical places in Lahore including Badshahi Mosque and Wagah Border.

The delegation visit will further enhance and strengthen Pakistan-UK relations and up-scale existing co-operation in diverse fields, particularly in areas of common interest.

The members of the delegation included, Rehman Chishti MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Pakistan, Nigel Huddleston MP, Mark Pawsey MP, David Morris MP, Henry Smith MP, Matthew Offord MP and Royston Smith MP.

The visit of the parliamentary delegation also marks the 70th Independence Anniversary of Pakistan.