PM’s flight to Islamabad postponed due to bad weather
ASHKENT, Mar 25 (APP): The return of Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani from Uzbekistan to Islamabad on
Friday at the end of his two-day official visit, was delayed owing to bad weather.
Despite the pretty fair and warm weather on Thursday, the overnight change in weather jeopardized Prime Minister’s program to return home.
The rain and mist in Tashkent lowered the visibility for flight.
Gilani who was in Uzbekistan to discuss trade, economy and security issues with its leadership was to proceed to the historic city of Samarkand Friday afternoon.
However due to a weather system over the Himalayas, the flight to Samarkand which was to proceed to Islamabad, was cancelled.
The Prime Minister is likely to proceed home on Saturday.
Prime Minister Gilani this morning held meeting with the Speaker of Uzbek parliament and also laid wreath at the Independence Monument – APP