Thursday Jun 08, 2017
ISLAMABAD: A six-member Qatari delegation reached the federal capital late Wednesday night, sources said.
The delegation that will meet high-level officials at the Prime Minister House is expected to discuss the recent situation in the Gulf region.
Before reaching Islamabad, the officials had landed in Lahore where they met Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. They conveyed to him the King of Qatar's message that asked Pakistan to play its role to resolve the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.
The delegation is headed by the Qatar ameer's secretary, Abdul Hadi Mana Al Hajri.
Recently, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, among other states, cut off all ties with Qatar over its alleged support of terrorism and extremism.
The four countries have also suspended all flights to and from Qatar, pulled their ambassadors from Doha and ordered Qatari diplomats to leave.