Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari is set to embark on a three-day visit to Iraq, while Minister of State (MoS) for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar will undertake official visits to Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Belgium from today until the 13th of this month.
According to the Foreign Office spokesperson, MoS Hina Rabbani Khar will engage in ministerial-level meetings to discuss political engagement, development cooperation, trade, and climate change. She will also meet with lawmakers and local entrepreneurs during her visits.
In Belgium, Khar’s engagements include meetings with Members of the European Parliament and senior officials of the European Commission. In Sweden, she will participate as a keynote speaker in the annual meeting of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s visit to Iraq will involve meetings with his Iraqi counterpart and visits to holy sites along with party leaders. The visit is undertaken at the invitation of the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Iraq, Dr. Fuad Hussein, and important agreements are expected to be signed during the visit.
The Foreign Office stated that MoS Hina Rabbani Khar’s visits aim to present Pakistan’s perspective on regional and global issues, engage in discussions on foreign policy priorities and challenges, and interact with European decision-makers, experts, think-tanks, and influencers.
The visits of both Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and MoS Hina Rabbani Khar reflect Pakistan’s commitment to strengthening diplomatic relations, fostering cooperation, and sharing perspectives on key international matters.