Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi stressed the need for economic diplomacy to achieve self-reliance.
Addressing the officers of the foreign office in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said all resources will be utilized to transform the foreign ministry as per the modern-day requirements and make it more vibrant and result oriented.
He pointed out that the establishment of a consultative council was an important step that continues to provide guidance on important issues.
Qureshi said, “We have selected 12 missions abroad where video service will be started in order to further improve coordination between the foreign office and foreign missions.”
He added that the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) was also developing a special application which will connect him with all the officers.
He expressed the confidence that the officers will give valuable inputs to further improve the performance while playing a pivotal role in progress and development of the country.
FM Qureshi said the foreign office played a commendable role in highlighting the Kashmir dispute at the international level.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the country today facing numerous challenges on the external front and we have to be fully prepared to cope with them.
Appreciating the performance of the foreign office, FM expressed the confidence that his team will play pivotal role in progress and development of the country.
He said the establishment of Kashmir cell was need of the hour and its fourth meeting will be held at the foreign office today.
The Foreign Minister made it clear that posting of officers will be made on the basis of performance.