Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has left for Turkey on two day official visit to attend the Heart of Asia Conference in Istanbul.
At the conference, the Foreign Minister will inform about the Afghan peace process and the steps taken by Pakistan for stability in the region.
He will also interact with local and international media and present Pakistan’s point of view on different regional and international issues.
The Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process — a regional initiative of Afghanistan and Turkey launched in 2011 — has two chairs with Afghanistan as the permanent chair, and a co-chair from among the member states that shifts each year.
The process aims to promote regional security, economic and political cooperation centered on Afghanistan through dialogue and confidence building measures.