British High Commissioner Turner pays farewell visit to PM
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Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Thursday said that the Pakistan-UK relations were rooted in history, shared legacy and strong people-to-people bonds, which had gone from strength to strength, reported 24NewsHd TV channel.
He said that the UK was Pakistan’s largest European trading, investment and development partner. He said that the trajectory of the bilateral relations between our two countries showed immense potential for growth for the benefit of the two countries.
The Prime Minister made these remarks in his meeting with outgoing British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner who paid a farewell call on him at the Prime Minister’s House.
The Prime Minister lauded the services rendered by Dr Turner for the promotion of Pakistan-UK ties, especially in the fields of trade, investment, and economic cooperation.
The Prime Minister also commended the British High Commissioner for his proactive role in channelizing UK’s support for relief and recovery of the victims of climate-induced floods in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister appreciated his role in bringing English cricket team to Pakistan after 17 years to play exciting cricket. Moreover, the Prime Minister was all praise for his remarkable role in the revival of commercial flight operations of the British Airways in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister expressed his best wishes for the High Commissioner in his future endeavours. He also hosted a lunch in the honour of the outgoing High Commissioner.