FM Qureshi discusses bilateral ties with Indonesian Counterpart

Commending Indonesia’s prominent role in advocating and advancing causes of the Islamic Ummah, the Foreign Minister thanked the Indonesian Foreign Minister for her active participation during the 17th Extraordinary Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers, in Islamabad

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Islamabad: (VOM) Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with the Foreign Minister of Indonesia, H.E. Ms. Retno L.P. Marsudi.

Expressing satisfaction at the deep-rooted and fraternal relations between Pakistan and Indonesia, the Foreign Minister underscored Pakistan’s strong desire to further intensify these multi-dimensional ties across the entire spectrum. The Foreign Minister stressed that the strong political goodwill between the two countries should be fully utilized towards deepening mutually beneficial trade and economic ties and expanding cultural and people-to-people exchanges.

Commending Indonesia’s prominent role in advocating and advancing causes of the Islamic Ummah, the Foreign Minister thanked the Indonesian Foreign Minister for her active participation during the 17th Extraordinary Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers, in Islamabad, on 19 December 2021.

Affirming the important role of women in society, the Foreign Ministers emphasized the role of women parliamentarians in promoting and cementing democratic values.

Pakistan and Indonesia agreed to work closely on all issues of mutual interest. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan will continue its efforts for peace and stability of Afghanistan.

Talking to a private TV channel, he said we have great sentiments for the progress and prosperity of Afghan people and recently conducted an OIC conference in this regard.

He said Pakistan has almost completed fencing along the Pak-Afghan border for better security management.

As regards ties with the United States, FM Qureshi said there is a strong desire on both sides for a consolidated relationship.

Replying to a question about the Yemen conflict, he said dialogue is the only way to make the environment peaceful.

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