PM Shehbaz Sharif reaches Dushanbe on a two-day official visit to Tajikistan


The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has reached Dushanbe on a two-day official visit to Tajikistan today (Tuesday, July 2).

According to the media reports, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was welcomed by Tajik Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda, Minister for Energy and Water Resources Daler Juma, Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister Farrukh Sharifzada, Dushanbe Mayor Jamshid Tabarzada and Tajik Ambassador to Pakistan Sharifzoda Yusuf and Pakistani Ambassador to Tajikistan Muhammad Saeed Sarwar and senior government and diplomatic officials on his arrival at Dushanbe airport.

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Later, PM Shehbaz Sharif paid a visit to the memorial of Tajik national hero Ismail Samani. He laid a floral wreath at Samani’s memorial. He was welcomed by President Emomali Rahmon on his arrival at the Presidential palace.

The Prime Minister of  Pakistan was also presented guard of honor by a smartly turned-out contingent of Tajik armed forces.