ISLAMABAD, Sep 11 (DNA): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will be visiting
London and will likely attend the funeral of United Kingdom’s Queen
According to sources, the prime minister will be leaving on a foreign
tour and his first trip would be in Samarkand to attend two-day Shanghai
Cooperation Organisation scheduled on 15 and 16 September.
“Shehbaz Sharif will then return to the country and after a gap of two
days will leave for London on September 18,” they said, adding that the
prime minister will meet political leaders during his London visit.
He may also join the funeral of Queen Elizabeth during his visit.
Later, he will travel to New York on September 19 and address United
Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session on September 23. “He will then
return to Pakistan after his UNGA address,” they said.
It is pertinent to mention here that on August 25, Prime Minister
Shehbaz Sharif cancelled his visit to London while considering the flood
situation in the country.
According to details, the prime minister while considering the flood
situation in the country, cancelled his visit to London where he planned
to go to inquire after his ailing granddaughter.
Earlier, the prime minister intended to fly to London after his two-day
official visit to Qatar, but he decided to travel back to Islamabad to
review the ongoing rescue and relief operations in flood-hit areas.