Qureshi discusses Afghanistan situation with German Counterpart

Foreign OfficeQureshi discusses Afghanistan situation with German Counterpart

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his German Counterpart Heiko Maas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Tuesday, and exchanged views on the latest developments in Afghanistan as well as bilateral relations.

Noting the strong momentum in Pakistan-Germany relations, Qureshi recalled the two visits by the foreign ministers in April 2021, their telephonic conversation of August 21, and other high-level exchanges.

The foreign minister shared Pakistan’s perspective on the evolving situation in Afghanistan.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that for Pakistan, the immediate neighbor who has suffered for 40 years from conflict and instability next door, a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was of vital importance.

The foreign minister underlined that the safety and security of Afghans and an inclusive political settlement would be important in this regard.

The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi stressed the need for the international community to engage through positive messaging and constructive actions.

The foreign minister said that immediate steps were needed to address the humanitarian needs and ensure sustained economic stability. He added that measures must be taken to stabilize the security situation, preserve peace, and preclude any mass exodus.

Qureshi added that positive engagement with Afghanistan will help advance these shared objectives.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi also apprised his German Counterpart of his recent visit to neighboring countries of Afghanistan and his interaction with various Foreign Ministers.

The foreign minister added that Pakistan has been extending all possible support to foreign governments and international organizations in the evacuation of their diplomatic personnel, nationals, and others from Afghanistan.

In the context of bilateral relations, the foreign minister expressed satisfaction over growing cooperation in diverse fields.

Stressing high-value Pakistan attached to its relations with Germany, Qureshi underscored the resolve to comprehensively upgrade the overall relationship.

The year 2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Germany. A range of events are envisaged by the two countries to celebrate this milestone in a befitting manner.

Must read

Recent News

Pakistan sets November 1 deadline for deporting all illegal foreign nationals

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The federal government has decided to deport all illegal foreign nationals residing in Pakistan after November 01, 2023 to improve law and...

Pakistan to host first Global Health Security Summit

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan Ali Alizada held a meeting with the Federal Minister for Health Dr. Nadeem Jan in Islamabad...

Interbank Dollar Rate Today in Pakistan – 3 October 2023

Interbank Exchange Rates in Pakistan The Interbank Closing Exchange Rate in Pakistan has been issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for October 03,...

Honda CG 125 Fuel Tank Capacity

Honda CG 125 has been famous among enthusiasts in Pakistan due to its reliability, fuel economy, and power. One crucial aspect of a Honda...
Toyota Pixis Epoch price in Pakistan

Toyota Pixis Epoch Price in Pakistan 2023

Toyota Pixis is a series of kei cars, kei trucks, and kei microvans which is manufactured by Daihatsu and sold under the name of...