Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met with Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod of Denmark in New York on the sidelines of 77th session of the UN General Assembly, today.
The two Foreign Ministers discussed the economic relations between Denmark and Pakistan that have continued to grow over the last decade. Both Ministers looked forward to continued close cooperation for further strengthening of bilateral relations.
Pakistan values Denmark as an important bilateral partner as well as a key member of the EU. The Foreign Minister expressed Pakistan’s resolve to further solidifying political relations, deepening economic bonds and cementing educational cooperation.
The Foreign Minister noted the strong desire on part of the Danish side to engage Pakistan economically particularly in the renewable energy sector, and the Danish companies to enter the Pakistani renewable energy market.
In the regional context, the Foreign Minister stressed that the international community must not forget Afghanistan and should come together to address the dire humanitarian situation faced by the country. Pakistan continued to provide humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan.
The Foreign Minister also drew attention to the serious human rights violations in IIOJK.
The Foreign Minister also appreciated Denmark’s relief assistance in the wake of recent floods in Pakistan.
21 September 2022
Last modified: September 22, 2022
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