President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon will arrive in Pakistan for a two-day trip tomorrow with a number of bilateral agreements and memorandum of agreements (MoUs) expected to be signed.
As per a Foreign Office spokesperson, the Tajik president is visiting Pakistan at the invitation of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
During the visit, the two sides will exchange views on further strengthening bilateral cooperation in a wide range of areas. Several bilateral agreements and MoUs are expected to be signed. Pakistan is hoping that the visit will “impart a renewed impetus to deepening cooperation between the two countries in diverse fields and further strengthen the growing geo-economic partnership.”
“Pakistan and Tajikistan are brotherly countries linked through longstanding historical, cultural, and religious bonds. These ties are marked by mutual respect and exceptional cordiality.
“The two countries have [a] commonality of views on various regional and international issues,” the statement added.
The FO also highlighted that being Pakistan’s closest neighbor in central Asia, separated only by the narrow Wakhan corridor, Tajikistan was an “important partner of Pakistan in Central Asia”.
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