Madrid (Web Desk): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan desires meaningful partnership with Spain and other member countries of the European Union (EU).
The foreign minister expressed these views during a banquet he had hosted in honour of think tanks at Pakistan House in Madrid, the Radio Pakistan reported.
FM Qureshi said that the Pakistani government, under its policy of economic diplomacy, is trying to attract the world's attention towards Pakistan's rising market of 200 million population and the investment and trade opportunities in the country.
He said Pakistan considers Spain as a very important country in bilateral as well as European Union context and there are a lot of opportunities for both countries to enhance bilateral trade and economic cooperation.
FM Qureshi reiterated Pakistan's "utmost" efforts for maintaining peace in Afghanistan and the region.
He said that peace in Afghanistan would promote regional linkages which would prove helpful in achieving our economic targets.