ISLAMABAD - Prime Ministers of Pakistan and India would face each other in the Commonwealth summit being held in Rwandan capital Kigali on 24-25th June this year. Diplomatic sources in London confirmed that both Pakistan and Indian Prime Ministers are among the leaders from 54 countries who have been invited to the summit, which would not be virtual. The CHOGM Rwanda 21 was scheduled in 2020 but could not take place due to the global Covid restrictions. The diplomatic sources said an informal meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Indian counterpart could not be ruled out on the sidelines of the summit.  Both Pakistan and India have confirmed their participation in the summit to the Commonwealth secretariat in London. The theme for CHOGM 2021 is ‘Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming” Leaders will discuss how to deliver the things discussed at CHOGM 2018 in London, which was on the theme ‘Towards a Common Future.

However, it is expected that political issues like the issue of Kashmir would be raised by PM Imran Khan in his speech along with other challenges being faced by Pakistan.