Pakistan PM Imran Khan accepts Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohammad’s offer

Pakistan PM Imran Khan accepts Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohammad’s offer

ISLAMABAD - Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said on the invitation of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad, Prime Minister Imran Khan will also participate in the Kuala Lumpur Summit due to take place in Kuala Lumpur from 18th to 20th of this month.

The spokesperson said Kuala Lumpur Summit is a platform to exchange views on the current challenges and to work together to address them.

He said the summit will provide Pakistan with the opportunity to exchange views and find solution to the challenges facing the Muslim world, particularly governance, development, terrorism and Islamophobia.

He said the summit will also provide us an opportunity to foster cooperation in diverse areas with the participating countries.

Prime Minister Imran Khan is to visit Geneva to attend the first-ever Global Refugees Forum beginning on the 17th of this month.

At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Friday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said the forum is being held in recognition of Pakistan's generosity, hospitality and compassion for hosting the Afghan refugees for over forty years.

This is the first major meeting on the refugees of 21st century and it will be jointly hosted by the UN Refugee Agency and the government of Switzerland.

Several heads of states are expected to join Prime Minister Imran Khan as co-conveners.