Pakistan eyes collaborative mechanisms for trade cooperation with Egypt.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, in an exclusive interview with Ahram Online in Cairo.
Pakistan eyes collaborative mechanisms for trade cooperation
He said that Pakistan looks forward to establishing collaborative mechanisms to promote trade and economic cooperation with Egypt.
The FM further said that relations between Pakistan and Egypt based on bonds of common faith and culture.
He also highlighted similarity of perception on many regional and global issues.
Moreover, Qureshi said Pakistan and Egypt have dynamic economies with robust rates of growth.
He said our emerging markets are poised to play a pivotal role in promoting global trade and economic cooperation.
Shah Mahmood further said that Pakistan’s vision for the Middle East, as well as South Asia, is of peace and development.
He further said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed war in no one’s interest.
The PM also made it clear that Pakistan would not become part of any conflict in the region but will become a partner for peace.
Moreover, the FM said, we will continue to make efforts for peace on the basis of these principles.
Indian role in IOJK
Foreign Minister said the non-resolution of long-standing disputes, in particular the dispute of India’s illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir lies at the core of Pakistan-India relations.
He said the Kashmir dispute needs to resolution in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions and wishes of the Kashmiri people.
Foreign Minister said, instead of granting Kashmiris their legitimate rights, India has resorted to illegal and unilateral actions.
Particularly, in the past two years, IOJK have suffered from unprecedented human rights violations and attempts to change the demographic structure.