FM Qureshi lauds EU's support to Pakistan in fight against COVID-19

FM Qureshi lauds EU's support to Pakistan in fight against COVID-19

Islamabad (Web Desk): Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment toward effective implementation of GSP Plus related International Conventions.

While talking to a European Union (EU) parliamentary delegation for relations with countries of South Asia led by Mr Nicola Procaccini in Islamabad on Wednesday, he appreciated EU's support to Pakistan in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

FM Qureshi conveyed Pakistan's readiness to continue to work for a productive and constructive partnership and underscored the importance of regular interactions between the two sides.

The two sides exchanged views on the latest developments in Afghanistan.

The foreign minister stressed that the international community should remain positively engaged to advance shared objectives of peace, security, development and connectivity.

Qureshi also highlighted Pakistan's efforts, including its initiative of establishing the platform of six neighboring countries of Afghanistan.

He further apprised the delegation of grave human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). He stressed that Pakistan desired good relations with all neighbors.

FM Qureshi highlighted Pakistan's efforts to promote peace in the region and underlined that the onus is on India to create an enabling environment for result-oriented engagement.

Both sides agreed to further enhance interaction in diverse areas through various established mechanisms and high-level exchanges.

The EU delegation thanked Pakistan for its assistance in the EU's evacuation efforts of its nationals from Afghanistan.