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Ms. Yasmin Qureshi, Member of Parliament (MP) from the House of Commons (UK), paid a call on Syed Tariq Fatemi, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs (SAPM) at his office, today. The MP was accompanied by Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Self-Determination Movement for the UK and Europe, Mr. Raja Najabat.

The SAPM and the visiting delegation exchanged views on Pak-UK bilateral relations. There was an understanding that the leaderships of the two countries had contributed significantly in strengthening bilateral relations. Both expressed satisfaction at the current positive trajectory of relations between the two sides and agreed to further strengthening of these ties, including through enhanced parliamentary exchanges.

The Special Assistant briefed the MP about the vision of the Prime Minister for a peaceful neighbourhood and Pakistan’s desire for regional stability and prosperity. He stressed that democracy was firmly entrenched in Pakistan and despite challenges, Pakistan had made significant progress in the economic sector.

Other issues of bilateral and regional importance also came under discussion during the meeting.

02 June 2016

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