PM Nawaz leaves for Norway to attend Oslo Summit

PM's trip marks the first official visit by a Pakistani leader to Norway in over a decade

Web Desk July 06, 2015

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed on Monday for a three-day official visit to Norway to attend the Oslo Summit on Education for Development.

The premier's visit marks the first time a Pakistani leader is making an official visit to Norway in over a decade. Experts hope this visit will help strengthen ties between the two countries.

According to sources, PM Nawaz will address the Education Summit and is also scheduled to meet several world leaders.

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Further, delegation level talks are to be held between the premier and  his Norwegian counterpart. Crown Prince of Norway Haakon Magnus would also be meeting PM Nawaz.

The visit will be an opportunity for the premier to discuss bilateral as well as global and regional issues with the Norwegian leadership.