Visit of the President of Senegal to Pakistan (6-7 September 2016)

The President of Senegal, His Excellency Mr. Macky Sall, along with a 34-member delegation paid a two day visit to Pakistan on the invitation of the Prime Minister. He was received at Nur Khan Airbase by the Prime Minister.

The President of Senegal held delegation level talks with the Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, at the Prime Minister’s House, where he was presented with a tri-services Guard of Honour. During the talks, the two leaders discussed a wide range of matters of mutual interest. The Prime Minister offered Pakistan’ cooperation in meeting the developmental needs of Senegal and enhancing bilateral, economic, trade and defence relations. The meeting was followed by lunch, hosted by the Prime Minster in honour of the visiting President. In the afternoon, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz, called on the President of Senegal. In addition, the President of Senegal received delegations from TDAP and BOI. The Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly hosted a dinner banquet in honour of the visiting Senegalese President and the accompanying delegates.

The President of Senegal and his delegation visited the Pakistan Ordnance Factories at Wah, today. The Chairman of the POF Wah, Lt. Gen. Omar Mahmood Hayat received the distinguished Guest and gave him a tour of the facilities. Earlier, the President of Senegal visited Shakarparian where he planted a sapling in memory of his visit to Pakistan.

The President of Senegal and his delegation departed from Pakistan in the afternoon after a highly successful and productive visit.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs