ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Bahrain on December 16 (tomorrow) to attend the country’s National Day celebrations where he will be the guest of honour.
According to a press release issued on Sunday, a delegation including members of the cabinet and senior government officials will accompany the prime minister.
This will be Imran’s first visit to Bahrain since assuming office in August 2018.
During the visit, Prime Minister Imran is expected to hold one-on-one meetings with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa as well as delegation talks with Crown Prince His Royal Highness Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.
During these meetings, the prime minister is expected to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries as well as matters concerning regional and international issues, the press release added.
PM Imran to be presented Bahrain’s highest civil award
The press release added that during the visit, Bahrain’s highest civil award will be conferred upon the prime minister.
This was confirmed earlier in the week by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Bukhari while speaking to Arab News.
“The prime minister is going on an official visit to Bahrain in mid-December where he will be conferred Bahrain’s highest civilian award,” the publication quoted Bukhari.
He added that the premier will receive the award at a special ceremony during his visit to the Gulf nation.