London [UK], Sept. 2 (ANI
): Mian Raza Rabbani
, Chairman Senate of Pakistan, met Lord Fowler, Lord Speaker at the British House of Parliament, and discussed ways and means to enhance mutual cooperation between the Senate of Pakistan and the British House of Lords.
The duo met yesterday as Lord Fowler assumed his office and the meeting with Rabbani was his first official engagement.
During the meeting, Rabbani emphasized the importance of Parliamentary diplomacy in building and strengthening relationship between the two countries.
He also underlined the importance of exchange of Parliamentary delegations and extended the invitation to Lord Fowler
to visit Pakistan in near future, which was accepted by the latter.
The Pakistan High Commission in London in a statement said that Rabbani also drew the attention of ongoing protests in Kashmir valley.
He is said to have presented some documents and video recording to Lord Speaker
on the Kashmir
situation, reports the Nation.
Pointing out that the British soil should not be allowed to be used to incite violence in Pakistan
, Rabbani detailed the role of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and its supreme Altaf Hussain, who is now a British citizen. (ANI