CM Leaves for 8-day Trip to Pakistan

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Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Thursday, left for an 8-day tour to Pakistan where he would meet with both prominent national and regional leaders and discuss ways to improve business and cultural ties with each other.

An 11-member team of state politicians and bureaucrats is accompanying the Chief Minister in his first ever trip to the neighboring nation.

Before his departure, a host of Bihar leaders and government officials gave a warm farewell to Kumar and wished him a successful journey to the nation that has been in the news for the last several years for all the wrong reasons.

Besides holding meetings with Pakistani President Asif Zardari and Prime Minister Raza Parwez Ashram, the details of which are yet to be worked out, the Chief Minister will meet with the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Sind to share ideas on how to improve economy and spur jobs while ensuring social justice for all, Cabinet Principal Secretary Ravi Kant said.

Kumar would also visit the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Mohammed Ali Jinnah and travel to the ancient sites of Mohan-jo-Daro and Takshila, officials said.

Those accompanying the Chief Minister are Art and Culture Minister Sukhda Pandey, Industry Minister Renu Kushwaha, Member of Parliament N. K. Singh, Chief Secretary A. K. Sinha, Deputy Chairperson of Bihar Legislative Council Salim Parwez, Home Principal Secretary Amir Subhani, Chief Minister's Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh, Secretary Atish Chandra, Savarn Ayog Commissioner member Mohammed Abbas, and Khuda Baksh Library Director Imtiaz Ahmed.

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