ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday underscored the importance of enhancing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) News Agency reported.
Talking to the Defence Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan Colonel-General Sherali Mirzo in Islamabad wherein they discussed a whole range of issues surrounding bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan, the foreign minister emphasized that Pakistan desires strong ties with its neighbours and a peaceful neighborhood would benefit all.
During the meeting, both sides expressed satisfaction on the steady growth of Pak-Tajik defence cooperation.
The Tajik defence minister, on behalf of the Tajik Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Aslov, extended an official invitation to Shah Mahmood Qureshi to visit Tajikistan at his convenience.
The Tajik Defence Minister Colonel-General Sherali Mirzo is leading a delegation to Islamabad on the invitation of Pakistan’s Defence Minister Pervez Khattak.
During his three-day official visit which started on April 9, Colonel-Gen Sherali Mirzo has paid a courtesy call on the President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi and met with his Pakistani Counterpart Pervez Khattak. He also called on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.