FM meets Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

23rd Sep, 2019. 08:14 pm
FM Qureshi meets Javad Zarif in New York

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi meets his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif at United Nations (UN) headquarters here on Monday.

Matters pertaining to peace and security in the region were discussed in the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, the FM said Prime Minister Imran Khan will soon meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Both Foreign Ministers agreed to continue consultations on changing situation of the region.

Moreover, FM Qureshi meets Patricia Scotland, a British politician and barrister who served in ministerial positions within the UK Government, most notably as the Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland.

Both the leaders discussed the current Kashmir situations and worldly environmental issues.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed the Council of Foreign Relations in New York.

He said that China, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates helped Pakistan and particularly its economy in taxing times.

PM said that the previous governments failed to find a solution to Pakistan’s economic problems due to this the current government had to rely on the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The prime minister said that when his party came into power, the economic condition of the country was deteriorated and China was the first country who helped us.

Prime Minister Imran Khan further said that the government approached the IMF due to current account deficit.

He further said that the America had left Pakistan alone after the Russia (former Soviet Union) was withdrawing from Afghanistan.

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