KARACHI: President of Mauritius Dr Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim arrived in Karachi on Sunday on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain.
She was received by Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan, members of the provincial cabinet and the Sindh Assembly at the Jinnah International Airport.
The president held a meeting with Dr Ishratul Ebad and discussed matters of mutual interest. She is due to visit Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the University of Karachi.
During her four-day stay in Pakistan, the Mauritius president who is leading a nine-member delegation will also visit Islamabad. She will hold talks with Pakistani leadership on expansion of Pakistan-Mauritius trade and economic relations.
President Mamnoon Hussain would host a lunch in honour of Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim and her delegation. According to Foreign Office, Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of State for National Health Services, Coordination and Regulation Ms. Saira Afzal Tarrar and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi would meet the visiting president in Islamabad.
Courtesy : TheNews