(Politics. On Point) - In support of her Let Girls Learn initiative, the First Lady will welcome to the White House Mrs. Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif, spouse of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and Mrs. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the daughter of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the press office of the first lady has announced.
At this event in the Blue Room, the First Lady will deliver brief remarks announcing a new partnership to further adolescent girls’ education in Pakistan. In addition, there will be a performance by students from the Washington Performing Arts Society Children’s Choir. Mrs. Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif, spouse of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and Mrs. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the daughter of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The visit of Mrs. Sharif comes as her husband Prime Minister Sharif meets with President Obama for a bilateral meeting that will highlight the "enduring nature of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and provide an opportunity to strengthen our cooperation on issues of mutual interest, including economic growth, trade and investment, clean energy, global health, climate change, nuclear security, counterterrorism, and regional stability", the White House announced Wednesday.
Better make room
Earlier this week the first lady ushered in Better Make Room, another of her educational initiatives. An event was held at the University of Akron, Oh and featured NBA star LeBron James.
The initiative focuses on allowing students to creatively "commit to their futures", the White House web site states.
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