FM Qureshi in Kenya to attend Engage Africa, Economic Diplomacy Conference

FM Qureshi in Kenya to attend Engage Africa, Economic Diplomacy Conference

Islamabad (Agencies): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday left for Kenya to attend ‘Engage Africa, Economic Diplomacy Conference.’


In a video message, before his departure to Kenya, Qureshi said we are moving ahead on economic diplomacy pursuing it as a principle in foreign policy.

Qureshi said the Foreign Office of Pakistan is organizing "Engage Africa" Conference in Kenya to enhance trade and investment in the African continent. He said important personalities of the business community in African countries have also been invited to the conference with an aim to increase the volume of trade and investment with the African countries.

The minister said he will call on the President of Kenya and also hold a meeting with his Kenyan counterpart.

The Foreign Minister said he will make efforts to strengthen and expand Pakistan's relations not only with Kenya, but other African countries as well.

The Minister said PM's Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood will chair the conference and a delegation of about one hundred businessmen from Pakistan will accompany him.