Pakistan, Iraq Mull Cooperation In Security, Trade & Education
Pakistan and Iraq Saturday deliberated over the possibilities of bilateral cooperation in multiple fields including trade, commerce, agriculture, education and security
BAGHDAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th May, 2021 ) :Pakistan and Iraq Saturday deliberated over the possibilities of bilateral cooperation in multiple fields including trade, commerce, agriculture, education and security.
After the meeting, both the foreign ministers addressed a joint press stakeout wherein Shah Mahmood Qureshi said both the sides discussed export of manpower and infrastructure development besides capacity building.
Qureshi told media that both the countries were supporting each other at international level and that Pakistan desired meaningful cooperation with Iraq. He also assured Pakistan's support to ensure Iraq's food security.
Qureshi said during the meeting, they also discussed the efforts for Afghan peace as they did not want the country to be pushed back to the situation in 90s. Therefore, it was a must for all stakeholders to make concerted efforts for revival of peace in Afghanistan.
He also highlighted Prime Minister Imran Khan's vision for economic security in the region and that Pakistan had shifted its focus from geopolitics to geo-economics as the country desired a beneficial condition for all through peace, economic cooperation and connectivity.
Both the sides also discussed the MoUs and agreements on cooperation frameworks in different fields as both the countries desired to build bilateral partnership.
Qureshi said both the countries would strengthen bilateral ties through high level bilateral exchanges.