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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson with Sartaj Aziz

British Foreign Secretary in Pakistan for bilateral talks….reports Asian Lite News

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson with Sartaj Aziz
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson with Sartaj Aziz

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives at Islamabad on a two-day official visit to Pakistan for talks on bilateral and regional issues.

Johnson met Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan Prime Minister’s advisor on foreign affairs.
“Discussed close bond between our countries & working closer on trade & security,” Mr Johnson Tweeted after the visit.

The visit is taking place during the cross border terrorism in Kashmir border and skirmishes in between the armed forces of India and Paksitan.

During his visit, the British Foreign Secretary will also call on President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Xinhua news agency reported.

Johnson and Aziz will hold a joint press conference at the conclusion of their talks at the foreign ministry in the capital. Prime Minister Theresa May recently accepted an invitation to visit Pakistan in the first half of 2017.

Pakistan top beneficiary of British aid funds. The country got £374 million British aid ahead of Ethiopia’s £339 million and India gets £186 million.