PM Imran Khan held important meetings with World leaders on sidelines of the WEF Davos Summit

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PM Imran Khan held important meetings with World leaders on sidelines of the WEF Davos Summit

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan held important meetings with World leaders on sidelines of the Davos Summit.

Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan held separate meetings with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and PM of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

During his meeting with the Singaporean PM, the prime minister invited Singaporean businessmen and investors to increase their footprint in Pakistan. Both the leaders expressed the desire to further deepen the bilateral ties with a focus on increasing trade and investment.

“Both sides also agreed to enhance cooperation at the multilateral fora," a Foreign Office (FO) press release said.

Prime Minister Imran Khan called on President of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev at Davos, on the sidelines of WEF Annual Meeting 2020.

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi & Permamnent Representative to UN at Geneva Ambassador Khalil Hashmi were also present.#Davos2020 link pic.twitter.com/xyciQWZlGC link

— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) January 21, 2020 link

In his meeting with the Azerbaijan president, the premier appreciated Azerbaijan's valuable contributions including as member of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir and reiterated Pakistan's support to Azerbaijan on the issue of Nagorno-Karabakh.

PM also briefed the president on the grave and systematic human rights violations in Indian-occupied Kashmir by the Indian government. The two sides reiterated mutual support for each other's national causes and resolved to further deepen bilateral relation in all fields.

“It was also agreed to maintain frequent bilateral exchanges, including at the highest level," the FO said in its statement. President Aliyev also invited the PM to visit Azerbaijan.