Britain’s Prince Charles has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Imran Khan for the safe evacuation of the UK nationals from Afghanistan after the fall of the Kabul government.
Prince Charles sent warm wishes to PM Imran Khan. He voiced his views during a meeting with Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari. Bukhari is the former special assistant to the prime minister on overseas Pakistanis.
Bukhari shared the picture of meeting the member of the UK’s royal family, Prince Charles, in London on his Twitter account. Zulfi Bukhari dubbed the meeting with Prince Charlies “an absolute honor”.
“He [Prince Charles] sends his good wishes and thanks to PM @ImranKhanPTI & Pakistan for supporting evacuation [of British workers] from Afghanistan,” he said in his Twitter post. “I look forward to welcoming him to Pakistan soon as we mark our 75th year,” said Zulfikar Bukhari in his tweet.
An absolute honour like always calling upon HRH Prince Charles. He sends his good wishes and thanks to PM @ImranKhanPTI & Pakistan 🇵🇰 for supporting evacuation from Afghanistan.
I look forward to welcoming him to Pakistan soon as we mark our 75th year. pic.twitter.com/qv5yfNHQGG
— Sayed Z Bukhari (@sayedzbukhari) February 11, 2022
Earlier, Prince William and his wife, Duchess Kate Middleton had embarked on their maiden tour to Pakistan in 2019. The visit garnered worldwide attention. The couple also cherished their trip to Pakistan.
Prince Charles appreciates Imran Khan
It is reported that Prince Charles appreciated the leadership of PM Imran Khan in the meeting. He remarked Pakistan and UK had historic relations. Prince Charles lauded Islamabad’s positive role in promoting peace and stability in the region.
Britain’s prince appreciated the efforts made by PM Imran Khan to tackle climate change and Pakistan’s positive role in global affairs under his leadership.
Back in 1964, Queen Elizabeth, 34 at that time, had a first-time visit to Pakistan. Her stay in Pakistan lasted from February 1-16. She was accompanied by her husband, Prince Philips. During her visit to Pakistan, she visited Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Lahore, and northern areas.
Princess Diana also made frequent visits to Pakistan. Queen Elizabeth again visited Pakistan in 1997 when Pakistan was celebrating its 50 years of independence.
In 2006, Prince Charles and his wife, Duchess Camilla Parker had toured Pakistan to visit the quake-hit areas.