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Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited Doha, Qatar, on 3 December 2019, for the second Ministerial consultative meeting on the KL Summit, to be held in Kuala Lumpur on 19-21 December 2019.

Addressing the meeting, the Foreign Minister highlighted the enormous challenges confronting the Muslim world. He emphasized the need for an integrated and cooperative approach to manage these challenges — ranging from governance and development to climate change, terrorism and rising Islamophobia. The Foreign Minister expressed the hope that the KL Summit would provide the opportunity to exchange views on these pressing issues with a view to fostering cooperation in diverse areas among participating countries.

The Foreign Minister hoped that the sharing of experiences, expertise, knowledge and resources would engender greater socio-economic and cultural development, driven by innovation and technology in a peaceful and secure environment.He underscored the importance of coordinated efforts to promote peace, prosperity and development for the betterment of the common people.

Expressing support for the objectives of the KL Summit,the Foreign Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to work closely with Malaysia for its success.

The KL Summit, an initiative of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad together with the participation of leaders, scholars and intellectuals, would provide a platform to exchange views on the current challenges and to work together to address them.

A Senior Officials’ meeting was held prior to the Ministerial session in Doha to prepare for the KL Summit and to finalize Summit programme.

03 December 2019

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