ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Tajik ambassador to Pakistan Jononov Sherali paid a farewell call on the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Wednesday.
Jononov Sherali will be returning to Tajikistan on completion of five years tenure in Pakistan.
The foreign minister received him with cordiality and congratulated him on successful completion of his ambassadorial assignment in Pakistan.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi re-emphasized the close bonds between Pakistan and Tajikistan rooted in centuries old religious and cultural ties.
Qureshi appreciated the Tajik ambassador’s dedicated efforts towards the advancement of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan and thanked him for his exemplary services.
During, Ambassador Jononov Sherali’s tenure bilateral relations in areas of trade, commerce, education, culture and energy sector were strengthened between the two countries resulting in exchange of a number of high-level visits.
The leadership of both Countries have also signed a Declaration for Strategic Partnership and agreed to advance CASA-1000 electricity project and work towards its early completion.
The foreign minister bid farewell to Tajikistan’s ambassador with best wishes for his future assignments.