Foreign ministers of Pakistan and Britain stress enhanced cooperation between two countries

September 27, 2018: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held talks with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt that were focused on enhancing cooperation in diverse areas such as trade, investment, education and development.

The two leaders met on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in progress in New York.

The foreign minister also briefed his British counterpart on relations with Afghanistan, and grave human rights violations being committed by Indian security forces in Indian occupied Kashmir.

He said peace and stability in Afghanistan was a shared responsibility, and Pakistan would continue to support the structured bilateral engagement plan through five working groups of Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) to address all matters of mutual interest.

Secretary Hunt extended an invitation to Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to visit UK, according to an official statement.

He also congratulated Qureshi on his appointment and Pakistan's foreign minister.

APP

Posted on: 2018-09-27T10:15:00+05:00

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