LAHORE: Outgoing American Consul General Nina Maria Fite and the new Consul General Zachary Harkenrider called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday. Matters of mutual interest and promotion of bilateral relations were discussed in the meeting.

On the occasion, the chief minister lauded the performance of Nina Maria Fite towards her diplomatic responsibilities. He also welcomed the new Consul General on his posting in Lahore. Nina Maria Fite said that she is returning with pleasant memories of Pakistan especially Lahore. Provincial Ministers Begum Zakia Shah Nawaz, Rana Mashhood Ahmed, Special Assistant Azm-ul-Haq and Chairman Punjab Investment Board Syed Maratab Ali also were also present on the occasion.–Staff Reporter