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PM Shehbaz Sharif arrives in Kazakhstan to participate in 6th Summit of CICA

PM Shehbaz Sharif arrives in Kazakhstan to participate in 6th Summit of CICA
October 12, 2022 Web Desk

ASTANA (APP) - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to participate in the 6th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), being held on 12-13 October.

Vice President and Finance Minister of Kazakhstan, Yerulan Zhamaubayev received Shehbaz Sharif at the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport. The prime minister was accompanied by members of the cabinet and senior officials.

During his stay in Astana, the prime minister will meet the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, and also attend the banquet hosted by President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in honour of leaders of the CICA member states.

The prime minister will address the plenary meeting of CICA on October 13, where he will elaborate upon the significance of CICA as a unique forum for promoting interaction, understanding, and collaboration amongst countries across Asia to address common challenges. He will also highlight Pakistan’s perspective on regional and global issues.

On the sidelines of the summit, the prime minister will hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of various CICA member States aimed at fostering greater cooperation, particularly in the fields of trade, and investment.