Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has appreciated Pakistani diaspora in the United States for connecting with the knowledge economy of Pakistan and creating mutually beneficial bridges.
Speaking at a virtual Start-Up summit organized by the Pakistani community in the United States, he said Ministry of Foreign Affairs has initiated a Diaspora Outreach Research and Innovation Network to effectively engage with Pakistanis residing abroad,
The Foreign Minister said this databasing and networking will allow us to create research and innovation linkages and drive value from the experience of our diaspora across the world.
He said the start-up ecosystem in Pakistan is featuring more and more success stories and this event will provide better understanding of start-up landscape and opportunities in the country.
The Foreign Minister reaffirmed that socio-economic development and sustainability are top priorities of the government.