ISLAMABAD: Newly elected Prime Minster Raja Pervaiz Ashraf will make his maiden foreign trip to Afghanistan, after assuming post of PM, during the second week of July,
The schedule of the visit would be issued in a week through diplomatic source. The visit of the PM to neighboring Muslim country will have significance importance as both the countries are looking at the fate of NATO supply routes and war against terror.
On the other hand, President Asif Zardari will leave the country today (Wednesday) for his UK visit. The president will hold meeting with British PM David Cameron and some other high level personalities during his visit to the UK. The president also hold meeting with PPP’s leaders who are residing in London.
Sources said that no minister or senior official is accompanying him in this important visit and Foreign Minister Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar is also not the part of the presidential envoy.
Earlier, the president had postponed his visit to the Russian city St. Petersburg’s from where he had to proceed to the United Kingdom last week due to the Supreme Court’s verdict in the contempt of court case against the former Prime Minster Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani.