ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has expressed the desire to further strengthen Pakistan-Malaysia bilateral relations in economic and political spheres.
In a meeting held with the Malaysian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ikram Mohammad Ibrahim at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Thursday, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan has close and cordial relations with Malaysia, and wants to further strengthen these ties.
The Malysian High Commissioner @MalaysiaMFA to Pakistan called on the FM at MoFA today. The Foreign Minister expressed desire to further strengthen #PakistanMalaysiabilateralrelations in economic and political spheres pic.twitter.com/W3oU29krmr
— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@ForeignOfficePk) November 15, 2018
During the meeting, the two dignitaries exchanged views on expanding Pak-Malaysia bilateral trade, investment and people to people contact.
They also held a detailed discussion over the expected visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Malaysia.
Prime Minister Imran Khan along with Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry will undertake a two-day visit to Malaysia from November 20-21 on the invitation of his Malaysian Counterpart Mahathir Bin Mohamad.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi highlighted that the prime minister’s visit would help further strengthen bilateral relations between Pakistan and Malaysia and open new avenues of bilateral cooperation.
The Malaysian High Commissioner assured his government’s full support to enhance bilateral relations with Pakistan, and said that the Malaysian leadership looks forward to receiving the Prime Minister Imran Khan in Kuala Lumpur.
The foreign minister said that Pakistan and Malaysia are close to each other, and their friendship is based on common beliefs, heritage, and history.