ISLAMABAD:(APS)APRIL 17,2016-Mauritius President Dr Bibi Ameenah Firdaus alongwith a delegation arrived in Islamabad on Sunday from Karachi.
Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rehman received the distinguished guest at Nur Khan Airbase.
After her arrival, Mauritius President Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus planted a sapling at Shakarparian in Islamabad today.
She was accompanied with Minister of State Anusha Rehman on this occasion.
The Mauritius President also visited Pakistan Monument at Shakarparian. During her stay in the federal capital, she will hold meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain in which matters of mutual interests as well as regional and international importance will come under discussion.
The President Mamnoon Hussain will also host a lunch in honour of Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim and her delegation.
Minister for Planning, Development Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of State for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi will call on the visiting President.
Pakistan and Mauritius enjoy close and cordial relations, which are based on mutual identity of views on regional and global issues. During the visit, the two sides will explore the possibilities of further strengthening existing bilateral ties in various fields of common interest with particular focus on economic and trade relations.
Mauritius President, Governor Sindh discuss matters of mutual interest
Mauritius President Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus held a meeting with Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad in Karachi.
Earlier on arrival at Karachi airport, the distinguished guest was received by Governor Ishratul Ibad, members of provincial cabinet and the assembly. She is accompanied with a nine-member delegation
During her four-day stay in Pakistan, the Mauritius president will hold talks with Pakistani leadership on expansion of Pakistan-Mauritius trade and economic relations.
Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus will also hold meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain where matters of mutual interests as well as regional and international importance will come under discussion.