Shah Mahmood Qureshi For Pak-UK Collaboration In Promoting Interfaith Dialogue
Faizan Hashmi 1 month ago Thu 24th June 2021 | 12:35 AM
Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday highlighting the rising trend of Islamophobia, underscored the importance of promoting interfaith dialogue and combating defamation of religions
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Jun, 2021 ) :Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday highlighting the rising trend of Islamophobia, underscored the importance of promoting interfaith dialogue and combating defamation of religions.
The foreign minister expressed these views as he received British Minister of State for South Asia and the Commonwealth, Lord Tariq Mahmood Ahmad here.
They exchanged views on bilateral matters in diverse areas such as tourism, energy and health and issues of regional and international importance.
The foreign minister underlined the importance of the Pakistani diaspora in promoting linkages between Pakistan and the United Kingdom (UK) and informed the minister of state about the government's plan of granting voting rights to the dual nationals.
The Afghan parties must seize this opportunity to achieve a political solution and promote the objectives of peace and development, he added.
He emphasized that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was indispensible for connectivity and economic prosperity of the region.
The foreign minister also briefed the minister of state for South Asia and the Commonwealth on India's illegal and unilateral actions of August 5, 2019 in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
Both sides underlined the need to work closely for furthering Pakistan-UK relations and agreed to remain in close contact.