PM Imran Khan Qatar visit

Prime Minister Imran Khan was in Qatar on a two-day official visit. It was his first visit to the Arab country where he met the Qatari leadership to discuss enhance bilateral relations and strengthen cooperation .

During his visit, the prime minister also addressed Pakistani community at Al Wakara Stadium in Doha.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, in his maiden speech dedicated to overseas Pakistanis, addressed a jam packed crowd at the Al Wakra stadium in Doha on Tuesday.

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Elated to see the amount of people who had turned out, PM Imran said that he’s addressing a crowd this huge for the first time after his electoral rallies.

Earlier, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in his remarks, said that the presence of such a large number of overseas Pakistanis in the stadium and in welcoming Prime Minister Imran Khan reflected a “New Pakistan”.

FM Qureshi added that the prime ministers of Pakistan, in the past, used to address the Pakistani community in closed-door rooms abroad.

“This is for the first time ever that a prime minister of Pakistan is addressing the community at a stadium,” the foreign minister added.

The iconic Al Wakra stadium, which will be hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, has a capacity of 40,000 seats.

PM Imran in his address, describing the overseas Pakistanis as the country’s ‘heroes’, said that his government would steer the country out of difficulties, ensure its economic uplift and bring in pride for the green passport.

Acknowledging the efforts of oversees Pakistani diaspora, PM Imran said, “Whenever I see overseas Pakistanis working hard abroad, I think that they are special ones, who always think and worry about Pakistan.”

He expressed gratitude for always supporting him in his fund-raising campaigns for Shaukat Khanam Hospital, NAMAL University and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.