FM Qureshi discusses regional matters with Uzbek Counterpart

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

10th Mar, 2021. 03:49 pm
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Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said that Pakistan and Uzbekistan enjoy warm relations based on religion, cultural harmony, and history.

According to the details, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov in Islamabad today.

In the meeting, both dignitaries agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in diverse fields, including trade and investment.

Both Foreign Ministers held discussions on matters of mutual interest, and regional issues as well.

Speaking on the occasion, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan and Uzbekistan have been maintaining a close connection to improve regional connectivity particularly for the early materialization of the trans-Afghan railways project among Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Uzbekistan.

During the meeting, the Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan commended Pakistan’s efforts for the promotion of contacts and the establishment of peace in the region. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also hosted a luncheon in the honor of his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov and his delegation at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

The Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati, Swati, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, Adviser on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood,  Federal Secretary for Maritime Affairs Rizwan Ahmed, and senior officers of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs were also present on the occasion.

Earlier today, the Uzbek Foreign Minister also held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan. The meeting discussed issues related to enhancing bilateral cooperation. In the meeting, both dignitaries agreed to increase cooperation in various fields, including trade.

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