ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov will arrive in Islamabad for a two-day visit from January 13 to 14, 2021, the first bilateral visit to Pakistan from the former Soviet Republic at the Foreign Minister level since 2010.
During his visit, Jeyhun Bayramov will meet President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The Azeri foreign minister will also hold delegation-level talks with his Pakistani Counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi and review the entire spectrum of bilateral relations.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Foreign Office said that at the start of the New Year, the visit will provide an opportunity to explore ways and means to deepen Pakistan-Azerbaijan bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.
The Foreign Office said that apart from reaffirming the excellent political relations, the two foreign ministers will discuss possibilities for enhanced collaboration in the fields of oil and gas, agriculture, railways, and education.
“Azerbaijan is a key Country of the South Caucasus region and Pakistan’s long-standing friend and partner,” the Foreign Office said.
“The two Countries are bound by an exemplary relationship anchored on common historic, religious and cultural links.”
It said that both Countries have been closely collaborating on issues of mutual interest at regional and international fora.
“Azerbaijan in its capacity as the member of OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir has been steadfastly supporting the just and legitimate cause of the Kashmiri people,” the Foreign Office further said.