German FM to visit Pakistan: Pakistani foreign ministry
ISLAMABAD, June 6 (Xinhua) -- On the invitation of Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock is scheduled to pay an official visit to Pakistan from June 7 to 8, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
During the two-day visit, the two ministers will hold delegation-level talks on the entire range of bilateral matters and exchange views on regional and global issues, the ministry said in a statement.
The German foreign minister will also call on the Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, according to the statement.
"Germany is a valued partner of Pakistan, both bilaterally and in the context of the European Union," the statement said, adding that the two countries have long-standing and cordial relations marked by mutual respect and close cooperation.
The two sides attach special importance to strengthening bilateral cooperation in diverse fields, including trade and investment, energy, defense, and people-to-people contacts, said the ministry.
The visit of the German foreign minister is part of regular high-level exchanges between the two countries and is expected to further boost the multi-faceted Pakistan-Germany relationship, according to the statement.