Mahmoud Abbas visiting Islamabad

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will arrive in Islamabad on Jan 30 for a three-day visit, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria.This will be Abbas’s third visit to Pakistan. He previously visited Pakistan in 2005 and 2013, the FO said.

The Palestinian president will be accompanied by a 17-member delegation which includes five ministers, Zakaria added.

President Abbas and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are also expected to jointly inaugurate the newly-constructed Palestine embassy situated in Islamabad’s Diplomatic Enclave.

The Palestinian president and his delegation will also meet President Mamnoon Hussain during the three-day visit, Zakaria said. Dawn-Media agencies

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