ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday left for Azerbaijan on three-day official tour on the special invitation of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.

Earlier on Tuesday, Foreign Office Spokesman announced the schedule of Prime Minister’s Azerbaijan visit.

During the tour, the premier would hold meetings with civil and military leadership of Azerbaijan. He would also lead a delegation to participate in Pak-Azerbaijan bilateral dialogue.

The Foreign Office statement further added that Pakistan and Azerbaijan enjoy close ties and have homogeneous stance on several global issues including the Kashmir conflict.