Foreign Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia, 13 January 2020
Foreign Minister of Pakistan
Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has twice served as Minister for Foreign Affairs; from 2008 – 2011 and currently, since August 2018.
A seasoned politician, Foreign Minister Qureshi has engaged at every echelon of politics and governance since he started his political career in 1983 from the District Council, from where he progressed to the Provincial Assembly.
Foreign Minister Qureshi
Foreign Secretary Of Pakistan
Ambassador Sohail Mahmood is a career Foreign Service officer with diplomatic experience spanning over 3 decades that includes various assignments at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as Pakistan’s missions abroad in both bilateral and multilateral arenas.
Prior to his appointment as Foreign Secretary, Ambassador Sohail Mahmood served as Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India from August 2017 to April 2019. Earlier, he served as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey (with concurrent accreditation to Macedonia and Kosovo) from 2015 to 2017, and as Pakistan’s
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Spoke to my brother FM @MevlutCavusoglu of Turkey and condoled on behalf of President, PM & people of Pakistan for lives lost in the devastating earthquake. Pakistan has offered to send field hospital & rescue team to assist. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Turkish nation.
Pakistan; Land of peace and progress with incredible natural beauty, warmth & hospitality. This change in travel advice is encouraging, the first major update to the UK’s travel advisory to Pakistan since 2015. This will further strengthen Pak-UK relations. Welcome to Pakistan🇵🇰!
UK changes travel advice to 🇵🇰 #UKPakDosti
cc @sayedzbukhari @SMQureshiPTI @ZakariaNafees @ukinpakistan
Also shared Pakistan's perspective on Afghan peace & reconciliation process, as well as Pakistan’s efforts for de-escalation in ME region. PM Khan reiterated all sides should exercise maximum restraint and that diplomacy is the way forward to permanent peace. 3/3
PM highlighted grave & deteriorating situation in Indian occupied J&K & the need for sustained U.S. role to help resolve without which peace in South Asia elusive. President Trump offerred to play a role to work on J&K dispute & ease tension between Pakistan & India. 2/3
Hotline details of Pakistan Consulate General in Guangzhou, China:
Dr Diyar Khan, Consul General of Pakistan
Regular contact and updates being sought from Chinese authorities. Our Embassy reaching out extensively to all our students and nationals. Chinese universities have ensured free meals to all students and regular monitoring of students’ health.
Facilitating the business community through a widespread network of missions and connections with international and regional trade organisations.
Services to facilitate documentation required or to be updated for overseas Pakistani’s to better serve our community here and abroad.
The citizens of China, Malaysia, Turkey, UAR and UK living in the same countries may apply for an online Visa
Our foreign policy is one of friendliness and goodwill towards all the nations of the world.