ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan is firmly committed to graduating its relations with Africa to the next level.
In his keynote speech at Pakistan-Africa Round Table Dialogue for Commemorating Africa Day hosted by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on Tuesday, the foreign minister said that Pakistan and African Countries need to have a more structured and result-oriented engagement to realize the full potential of the opportunities available.
The foreign minister said that to this end, bilateral Political Consultation mechanisms have been put in place with several African partners, and more are in the pipeline.
Qureshi said that Pakistan has achieved success where most others have failed in combating terrorism and dousing extremism. He urged the African Countries to take full advantage of Pakistan’s experience and expertise.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi Keynote Speech at Pakistan-Africa Round table Dialogue for Commemorating Africa Day in Islamabad (30.07.19)#PTI #Pakistan 🇵🇰 #ISSI@SMQureshiPTI @ISSIslamabad
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