PM to attend summit in Dubai

February 08, 2019

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Dubai on Sunday on a day-long visit on the invitation of Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to participate in the World Government Summit.

This annual gathering of heads of states/government, policy makers, business leaders and experts will provide an occasion to discuss current and future opportunities to improve governance through reform, innovation and technology, a Foreign Office statement issued here on Thursday said.

The prime minister’s participation will underscore Pakistan’s strong interest in the knowledge economy, artificial intelligence, green development and the importance of innovation for growth, it added.

In his address at the summit, Mr Khan will highlight his vision for a strong and prosperous Pakistan.

He would encourage investment in different sectors of the Pakistan economy, the statement said.

The prime minister will also meet the UAE leadership. He will be accompanied by ministers of foreign affairs, finance, maritime affairs and adviser to the prime minister on commerce, the statement added.

Published in Dawn, February 8th, 2019