WATCH: Tajikistan rolls out red carpet for PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan was accorded a red carpet welcome as a he arrived at Qasr-e-Millat, Tajikistan’s presidential palace, to hold talks with President Emomali Rahmon.

LIVE #APPNews : President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon receives Prime Minister Imran Khan at Palace of Nations #Dushanbe @PakPMO #PMIKvisitsTajikistan #PMIKAtSCOSummit
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The prime minister, upon arrival at Qasr-e-Millat, was warmly received by President Rahmon and the two leaders shook hands.

The prime minister was presented a guard of honour and reviewed the parade. National anthems of Pakistan and Tajikistan were played on the occasion.

Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI reaches to attend the official reception at Qasr e Millat, where he was received by President of Tajikistan H.E. Emomali Rahmon.#PMIKvisitsTajikistan#PMIKatSCOSummit
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) September 17, 2021

The two leaders introduced their respective delegations to each other before proceeding for one-on-one meeting and delegation level talks.

PM Imran is in Dushanbe on a two-day visit to attend 20th meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of the Heads of State.

He was accompanied by the federal ministers including Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Fawad Chaudhry and others.

Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI inspecting the Guard of Honour, during Ceremonial Reception at the Qasr-e-Millat, in Tajikistan.#PMIKvisitsTajikistan#PMIKatSCOSummit
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) September 17, 2021


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