Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephone call with his Malaysian counterpart Dato Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein today.

 

Foreign Minister Qureshi reiterated Pakistan’s strong desire to further enhance the strategic partnership with Malaysia and deepen bilateral cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, investment, education, science and technology, and people-to-people contacts.

 

The two Foreign Ministers reaffirmed the excellent ties between Pakistan and Malaysia and emphasized the importance of close cooperation to overcome challenges brought by Covid-19. Foreign Minister Qureshi appreciated efforts of the Malaysian Government in ensuring the well-being of Pakistani community residing in Malaysia.

 

The Foreign Minister also assured that Malaysian nationals in Pakistan would be extended all possible assistance by the Pakistani authorities. He also wished success to Malaysia for the forthcoming APEC Summit 2020 in December.

 

Both Foreign Ministers agreed to further strengthen ties and cooperation that exists between the two countries.

 

 

Islamabad

9 October 2020

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