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June 24, 2021

UK minister ends two-day visit on high note

 
June 24, 2021

Islamabad : Lord Tariq Ahmad, the minister of state for South Asia and the Commonwealth and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, has completed a two day visit to Pakistan.

During his visit, Lord Ahmad met with the Prime Minister Imran Khan and other government Ministers and Provincial leaders, including the Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed, the Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar and Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar.

The visit covered Islamabad and Lahore and was focused on the UK and Pakistan’s friendship to build back greener to protect our world against climate change, build back better with more prosperity for both countries, build back safer to protect communities from COVID-19, and to build back for all ensuring that girls get the education they deserve.

During his visit, Lord Ahmad launched a new programme in Lahore to promote cleaner brick production practices which will help improve air quality, reduce smog and fight climate change.