FM reminds Pakistani diplomats of heavy responsibility due to challenges of the the challenges of changing time.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that heavy responsibility lies on the shoulders of Pakistani diplomats to cope with the challenges of changing times.
He said this while addressing graduation ceremony of diplomats at Foreign Service Academy in Islamabad today (Monday).
FM reminds Pakistani diplomats
He said that competition between old and new global power houses poses challenges for Pakistan’s foreign policy.
Qureshi said new alignments are taking place in the world with Asia becoming pivotal of global politics.
He said that said trade and investment will be key drivers of our prosperity in future.
The Minister further said we have to protect the interests of Pakistan at any cost.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said interaction of diplomats with various institutions will be helpful in safeguarding Pakistan’s interests abroad.
He said the diplomats were also given an opportunity to visit China which will be helpful in their professional learning.
A total of 23 officers completed their training at the Foreign Office Service Academy. Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, Director General Foreign Service Academy, Aftab Ahmad Khokhar, officers of the foreign office, former diplomats, the participants of the course and their families also attended the ceremony.