ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan continues his 'Middle East mission' for stability in the region as he visits Bahrain today (December 16).
During the visit, he will have one: on: one meeting with King Hamad Bin Isa Al: Khalifa and hold delegation: level talks with Crown Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al: Khalifa.
'The exchange of views would cover the entire gamut of bilateral relations and matters pertaining to regional and international issues (including the Middle East peace),' said a foreign ministry statement.
The foreign ministry said the Prime Minister's visit to Bahrain will enable the two sides to explore ways and means to further deepen bilateral trade and investments ties.
Prime Minister Khan will attend the National Day of the country as guest of honour. He is visiting Bahrain on the invitation of King Hamad Bin Isa Al: Khalifa.
Bahrain's highest civil award 'King Hamad Order of the Renaissance' will be conferred upon Prime Minister Khan at a special ceremony. In August, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also conferred the same award.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan called for resolving the Middle East disputes and differences through diplomatic means.
During a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in Riyadh over the weekend, the Prime Minister said Pakistan would continue to facilitate all efforts in that direction with a view to precluding conflict, defusing tensions and preserving peace for the benefit of the region and the world.
For the Bahrain visit, Prime Minister Khan will be accompanied by a high: level delegation including members of the cabinet and senior government officials.