PM Shehbaz extends UK visit on Nawaz Sharif's direction.

ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has extended his trip to the United Kingdom for a day on the directives of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif.

The change in the schedule of the premier's visit was shared by Federal Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Twitter, adding that the visit had been extended to hold consultation on key political and national matters.

She said the prime minister would now leave for Pakistan tomorrow (Wednesday), adding that Shehbaz Sharif was visiting the Britain to attend coronation ceremony of King Charles III.

The premier represented Pakistan at the Coronation Ceremony of King Charles III in London on May 6. The coronation was the first occasion in 70 years that a British monarch has been anointed. Earlier, his mother, the late Queen Elizabeth II, had ascended the throne in 1953.

The premier representing Pakistan on the occasion, conveyed best wishes on behalf of the government and the people of Pakistan to the king.

Earlier, on May 5, the prime minister attended a gathering of Commonwealth leaders at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London.

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