ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left for Norway on Monday to participate in Oslo Summit on Education for Development, reported by Radio Pakistan.
This visit would be a landmark in the bilateral relations between the two countries as the three-day trip of a Pakistani premier to Norway in over a decade, is the first official visit.
Experts are hoping that the visit will help to strengthen the ties between Pakistan and Norway.
Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg had invited his Pakistani counterpart to participate in the Oslo Summit on Education for Development.
The Prime Minister will also address the Education Summit and interact with several world leaders.
The Prime Minister will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister of Norway. He will also meet Crown Prince of Norway Haakon Magnus. This visit will provide an opportunity to the Prime Minister to discuss mutual as well as global and regional issues with the Norwegian leadership.
The Oslo Summit was build on the outcomes of the World Education Forum in Korea in May 2015.
The Oslo Summit wants to mobilize a strong and renewed political commitment to reach the 58 million children who are still being denied their right to education, and to strengthen learning outcomes for children and young people of all ages.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif leaves for Norway to attend Oslo Summit pic.twitter.com/BBVP7ghftg
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