FM Qureshi notes commonality of views of Pakistan and the US about peace in the region.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi talked to Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee of US House of Representatives Gregory Meeks.
He spoke to him through video link.
FM Qureshi notes commonality of views of Pakistan and the US
Qureshi noted peace in Afghanistan inevitable for economic progress in Pakistan and other countries of the region.
Moreover, reiterated Pakistan’s desire for peace in the region, including Afghanistan.
The Minister said Pakistan and the United States have commonality of views about peace in the region.
He underlined peace necessary for promotion of regional linkages.
Furthermore, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has focused on geographical economic priorities.
He also emphasized cooperation between Pakistan and the United States important for peace in the South Asian region.
The Foreign Minister apprised the Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives about Pakistan’s concern on the rising tendency of Islamophobia in the world.
Growing trend of Islamophobia
He said Pakistan has been raising voice against growing trend of Islamophobia at different international forums, including the United Nations.
He said the international community will have to take join steps to prevent Islamophobia and ensure peaceful coexistence.
Meanwhile, the Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee of US House of Representatives also shared his views.
He mentioned Pakistan an important country of the region. He also hailed Pakistan’s efforts for peace in the region as commendable.
Moreover, he expressed condolence over killing of four members of a Pakistani-origin family in Canada.