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PM Abbasi Meets Theresa May At Buckingham Palace

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met British counterpart Theresa May on Thursday at the Buckingham Palace.
The premier is scheduled to meet Prince Charles today and attend a dinner later, hosted by Prime Minister May. The main theme of the Commonwealth conference, of which Pakistan is one of the founding members, is “Towards A Common Future.”
Earlier, His Royal Highness Prince of Wales welcomed Commonwealth leaders from 53 countries to the formal opening to the meeting.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reached the United Kingdom to lead the Pakistani delegation in the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018.
Abbasi was received by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas and David Pearey, the special representative of the British Foreign Minister, at Heathrow Airport upon his arrival in London.
PM Abbasi is expected to participate actively in all executive and retreat sessions as well as a number of events being held on the CHOGM’s sidelines. Further, during his stay in London, he is also scheduled to call on Queen Elizabeth II and Prince of Wales, and meet the British leadership as well.
Earlier the 25th Meeting of Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) has formally begun in London.
Prince Charles opened the meeting, the theme of which is “Towards a Common Future”.Addressing the meeting, British Prime Minister Theresa May said together the member states can face crucial challenges of the 21st century including economy, cyber crimes and climate change.
Earlier, Prime Minister Abbasi upon arrival at the Buckingham Palace was presented guard of honour.