PR No. 145
Prime Minister greets President of Kazakhstan on Eid ul Adha
Islamabad: 17, June 2024

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif held a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Kazakhstan H.E Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev today on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. The two dignitaries exchanged Eid greetings and prayers for the peoples of both countries. During their conversation, both leaders discussed bilateral as well as regional issues of mutual interest. The Kazakh President expressed his delight on the Prime Minister’s election for the second time and remarked that this would help strengthen Pakistan’s political and economic situation. The two leaders expressed satisfaction at the positive trajectory of their bilateral relationship and reaffirmed shared desire to expand cooperation between both countries to its full potential, particularly in trade and investment. The Prime Minister emphasized that enhanced connectivity between the two countries was critical for economic and trade relations and the two sides need to maintain their focus on this important dimension. While underscoring the significance of regional cooperation, the Prime Minister said that he looked forward to his participation in the upcoming SCO Heads of State meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan on 3-4 July, 2024. The Kazakh President expressed his happiness on learning of the Prime Minister’s participation in next month’s Summit, where the invited leaders would discuss a comprehensive agenda to advance regional cooperation. The Prime Minister also extended a cordial invitation to the President of Kazakhstan to undertake an official visit to Pakistan at his earliest convenience, which the Kazakh President graciously accepted. *-*-*-*-*-* ?