Hina Khar to visit Italy for talks

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 18:44

Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will pay a two-day visit to Italy for bilateral consultations, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.
Khar`s visit to Rome Jan 31-Feb 1 comes after an invitation by Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant` Agata, Xinhua reported.

Khar and Terzi will review existing cooperation and explore ways to further deepen ties between the two countries.

The Pakistani minister will speak about her country`s "contributions to peace and security" at an event organised by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), a leading think tank based in Rome.

Khar will also launch a book "Churches of Pakistan" at the Italian ministry of foreign affairs.

The book, a pictorial collection of churches in Pakistan, has been translated into Italian, a Pakistani foreign ministry statement said.


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First Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 18:44

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