Farogh Naseem, Christian Turner discuss issues of mutual cooperation

Pakistan, Egypt agree to uplift dynamics of ties

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British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Christian Turner called on Law Minister Farogh Naseem in Islamabad today (Friday) and discussed several issues related to mutual and legal cooperation.

The Law Minister said his ministry is working with all the stakeholders and providing logical support and legal advice in case the legislation is required to be drafted by other ministries.

The 9th round of Pakistan-Egypt Annual Bilateral Consultations (ABC) was held at the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo on 24 March 2021. Dr. Khalid Hussain Memon, Special Secretary (Middle East), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan and Ambassador Tarek El-Wassimy, Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs of Egyptian Foreign Ministry led their respective delegations.

Both sides reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and agreed to work together on a number of proposals in the areas of education, culture, housing, transportation, communication and remote sensing, and cooperation between Gwadar and Suez Ports authorities. The two sides also agreed to continue close cooperation in the multilateral organizations, in particular, the United Nations and the OIC. The delegations also exchanged views on regional and international developments.

The Special Secretary apprised his counterpart about the human rights situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and underscored the importance of peaceful resolution of the Jammu & Kashmir dispute in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

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