ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan is desirous to further promote trade partnership with the United Kingdom.
Talking to the British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Tuesday, the minister said that Pakistan and Britain enjoy deep and longstanding bilateral relations.
Alluding to the Indian atrocities in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the foreign minister urged the International Community to play its role for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute as per the UN Security Council resolutions.
The British High Commissioner commended Pakistan’s conciliatory efforts for peace in Afghanistan.
Dr Christian Turner was also appreciative of Pakistan’s strategy against COVID-19.
The two sides also held a discussion for the promotion of cooperation in the areas of climate change, education, and tourism.
Meanwhile, the British Airways has begun its flights to Lahore.
The airline’s first flight BA-259 landed in Lahore from Heathrow in the wee hours of Tuesday.
BOAC used to operate to 2 cities in 🇵🇰 – now after 40 years, 🇬🇧 is back! Welcome @British_Airways first flight to Lahore, increasing connectivity, people-to-people ties & business investment #UKPakDosti pic.twitter.com/4mMy0ko9st
— Christian Turner (@CTurnerFCDO) October 13, 2020