Islamabad (August 9, 2017): British Prime Minister Theresa May called Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and felicitated him for taking over the charge as the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Felicitating Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on assuming the office of the Prime Minister the British Prime Minister said Pakistan and the United Kingdom have deep ties with shared history and future.
As Pakistan celebrates its 70th anniversary we here in Britain are also celebrating 70 years of our relationship with Pakistan, she told Prime Minister Abbasi.
Ms. Theresa May also informed that a series of ceremonies in the UK and Pakistan, including those at British High Commission in Islamabad and the Foreign Office in London, have beenarranged to mark this special occasion.
The British prime minister told Prime Minister Abbasi that she looks forward to working with him to further deepen historic bilateral relationship, and to build a secure, stable, and prosperous Pakistan.