Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Indonesia: FM Qureshi

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NEW YORK (News10) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Indonesia.

He said this in his meeting with Indonesian counterpart Menlu RI on the sidelines of 76th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday.

The two foreign minister discussed strengthening the bilateral relationship and close coordination to deal effectively with regional and global challenges being faced by both countries.

The foreign minister stressed the need for expanding the economic relations.

During the meeting, the two foreign ministers also agreed to promote bilateral cooperation at the United Nations, ASEAN and other international forums.

FM Qureshi said that Pakistan was pursuing an economic priority agenda in the light of Prime Minister Imran Khan s vision and stressed the need to expand economic ties between Pakistan and Indonesia.

The Indonesian FM thanked the Pakistani leadership for facilitating the safe evacuation of Indonesian diplomatic staff from Kabul.

FM, Romanian counterpart discuss latest situation in Afghanistan

NEW YORK (News10) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Foreign Minister of Romania, Bogdan Aurescu, on the sidelines of 76th UN General Assembly session here on Friday.

Recalling their telephone conversation earlier this month, the two Foreign Ministers exchanged views on bilateral relations as well as on regional and global issues including the situation in Afghanistan.

Foreign Minister Aurescu thanked Pakistan for assisting with the evacuation of Romanian citizens from Afghanistan.

Foreign Minister Qureshi stated that Pakistan valued its relations with Romania and desired to enhance the political and economic ties between the two countries.

He underscored the importance of activating the Joint Economic Commission and Pak-Romania Business Council, in addition to holding the next round of Bilateral Political Consultations at the earliest to review the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and explore avenues for furthering cooperation.

Foreign Minister Qureshi briefed his Romanian counterpart regarding Pakistan’s perspective on the situation in Afghanistan and the best way forward for ensuring peace and stability in the region.

He stressed on the vital importance of sustained international engagement with Afghanistan to prevent a humanitarian and economic crisis.

Foreign Minister Qureshi handed over to Foreign Minister Aurescu the copy of a Dossier documenting India’s grave violations of human rights and international humanitarian law as well as of UN Security Council resolutions in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

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