Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrived in Baghdad on a three-day official visit. On his arrival, the Foreign Minister was received by Iraqi Deputy Foreign Minister Muhammad Hussain Bahrul-Uloom, Pakistan's Ambassador to Iraq Ahmed Amjad Ali and other embassy officials.
According to the reports Bilawal Bhutto is visiting Iraq on the invitation of Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Dr. Fawad Hussain. The two foreign ministers will hold a formal meeting today.
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrived in Baghdad on a 3-day visit— The Pakistan Times (@TPakistanTimes) June 5, 2023
Iraqi Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs welcomed Bilawal Bhutto. pic.twitter.com/7aHXjKBWmX
According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, this is the first ever visit of the Foreign Minister to Iraq.
The Foreign Minister will also formally announce the establishment of Pilgrimage Centre in Karbala to facilitate Pakistani Zaireen and perform the ground-breaking of the Embassy Complex.
A number of agreements are expected to be signed related to education sector, cultural cooperation and visa facilitation.