Foreign Minister calls on President of Turkmenistan

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimukhammedov today in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Conveying the greetings from the Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Foreign Minister highlighted strong fraternal ties between the two countries, underpinned by shared objectives and commonality of views. The Foreign Minister reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to enhance economic linkages through various projects including TAPI.

During the meeting, situation in Afghanistan also came under discussion. Foreign Minister Qureshi, emphasising the importance of a peaceful and stable Afghanistan for the region, underlined the need for close coordination. He added that region will witness transformation in terms of enhanced stability, trade and improved connectivity from a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.

President Gurbanguly Berdimukhammedov welcomed Foreign Minister Qureshi and remarked that Turkmenistan considered Pakistan an important country. He reaffirmed that Turkmenistan was ready to further strengthen its ties with Pakistan in all areas of mutual interests. He also appreciated the Foreign Minister’s visit to the region to forge common regional approach on the situation in Afghanistan.

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