The German Embassy in Pakistan has launched a special logo to mark the friendship and formation of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Germany.
The German Ambassador in Pakistan Bernhard Schlagheck said,
“Germany and Pakistan friendship turns 70 this year! On 15 Oct 1951, we established diplomatic relations. To celebrate this milestone, we’ll organize several events in the coming months. Watch our video to see which logo marks this anniversary.”
He announced several events to market the friendship landmark between the two countries.
Minister of Foreign affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi also reached Berlin along with his delegation on a two-day official visit on the invitation of Germany’s Foraging Minister.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan wants to have more economic linkages with Germany for the enhancement of bilateral trade and investment.
He addressed a joint news conference with his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, on Monday after talks in Berlin.
Qureshi said that there are great opportunities for Germany to invest in Pakistan in various areas, including renewable energy, electric vehicles, information technology, and tourism.
He added that he has apprised his German counterpart about the shift in Pakistan’s policy from geo-politics to geo-economics, the government’s focus on economic diplomacy, and the new incentives being offered to investors.
Qureshi also talked about regional security. He said that India will have to take the first step to create an enabling and conducive environment for talks with Pakistan after India’s action about
Kashmir on August 5, 2019. He said Pakistan wants to have peaceful relations with all the countries, including India. He said all issues can be resolved through dialogue
Apart from that, the foreign minister further said that the objectives of Pakistan and Germany about Afghanistan are identical. He said we want peace, stability, and progress in Afghanistan. He said Germany has an important role in stabilizing the situation in Afghanistan. He said we will remain in touch on the Afghan issue.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said his visit is taking place when Pakistan and Germany are celebrating 70 years of their diplomatic relations, and its logo has also been made public.
During the conference, he thanked Germany for supporting Pakistan at FATF. He also thanked Germany for its support to grant EU GSP Plus status to Pakistan. He expressed gratitude for
Germany for sending fifteen million anti-Covid-19 doses to Pakistan.