ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is set to leave for Azerbaijan on three-day official tour on Thursday.

According to the Foreign Office Spokesman, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev had invited Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit the country.

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.