PM Abbasi, ministers to call on Nawaz Sharif in London Today


London, Sept 17 (TNS): As a stopover on way to New York, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and federal ministers arrived in London to call on ex-Premier Nawaz Sharif.

Abbasi and other cabinet members to meet former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in London on Sunday to discuss various critical issues.

The premier reached London on Saturday afternoon en route to New York to participate in the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly  commencing from September 18.

The Prime Minister was received at the airport by High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas together with officials of the high commission. The prime minister will be leading Pakistan’s delegation at the UNGA.

Speaking to Pakistani media outside his hotel, the premier confirmed that he will be meeting Nawaz Sharif on Sunday.

He was accompanied by federal ministers Ishaq Dar and Fawad Hussain Fawad. Sources have said that Abbasi and others will spend a full day with Nawaz Sharif and Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing treatment for throat cancer.

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq will also attend the meeting with the ousted prime minister.