LAHORE – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sok An on Monday left for home after visiting Pakistan at the special invitation of PML-Q senior central leader and Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi.

During his farewell meeting with Ch Shujaat Hussain and Ch Parvez Elahi, Dr Sok said that he was very much impressed by the passion of the two leaders to serve the people which was intended to eliminate poverty, illiteracy and unemployment and to provide the best possible facilities to the common man.

He highly appreciated the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegation and said that for this he was grateful to both the leaders. He said that vast opportunities exist in different fields between the two countries.

After the arrival here from Islamabad along with his 10 members’ delegations, the distinguished guest inaugurated consulate of his country on Ch Zahoor Elahi Road, held talks with Ch Shujaat Hussain and Ch Parvez Elahi and visited places of historical interests.

Senator Ch Shujaat Hussain and Honorary Consul General of Cambodia Salik Hussain received Dr Sok An and his wife at the Lahore Airport. Senator Mushahid Hussain accompanied the Cambodian delegation.

The two Deputy Prime Ministers held talks on different matters including industrial, economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries. Ch Parvez Elahi apprised Dr Sok An about record development works for welfare and well-being of the people undertaken during his Chief Minister ship in the Punjab. He expressed the hope that cooperation in different fields would increase between the two countries.

Later on, the distinguished guest from Cambodia along with his wife and members of the delegation visited Badshahi Masjid and the Fort praising the Mughal architecture.