PR No.75 Islamabad

Outgoing British High Commissioner Mr. Philip Barton made a farewell call on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House here today.

The Prime Minister appreciated the role and efforts of Mr. Philip Barton in further improving the bilateral relations between Pakistan and Britain.

The Prime Minister said that our government attaches great importance to cooperation between the two countries; particularly in the areas of trade and investment.

Mr. Philip Barton said that Britain enjoys good friendly relations with Pakistan and highly values the role of Pakistani diaspora living in UK in bringing the two countries closer.

Mr. Philip Barton further said that UK appreciates the role in contribution of Pakistani diaspora in national progress and development of UK.