A day earlier, Qureshi left for a go to to Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran so as to share Pakistan’s perspective on the newest developments within the war-torn neighbouring nation.
In his assembly with Uzbekistan Overseas Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov in Tashkent, Qureshi mentioned the regional safety state of affairs, notably the evolving Afghanistan state of affairs, in accordance with a press release from the Overseas Workplace (FO).
“Emphasising Pakistan’s assist for an inclusive political setup, the overseas minister remarked that peace in Afghanistan would carry stability within the area, promote commerce and facilitate folks to folks linkages,” the FO assertion reads.
“It was subsequently vital that neighbours of Afghanistan coordinate intently on the state of affairs in Afghanistan.”
The 2 additionally mentioned methods to strengthen bilateral relations, which they stated had remodeled right into a “strategic partnership” resulting from current frequent high-level exchanges.
They agreed to observe up on the implementation of choices taken throughout Prime Minister Imran Khan’s current go to to Uzbekistan.
“The 2 overseas ministers agreed to proceed consultations to advance shared targets of a peaceable, affluent and related area,” the FO assertion stated.
Later within the day, Qureshi additionally met Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev throughout which he conveyed Prime Minister Imran’s heat greetings and reiterated Pakistan’s dedication to boost bilateral ties in all areas of mutual pursuits.
For his half, President Mirziyoyev termed his nation’s relations with Pakistan “vital”. He pressured that Uzbekistan was eager to develop ties with Pakistan, particularly within the areas of transport and connectivity, in accordance with an FO assertion.
He agreed with Qureshi that “regional connectivity, commerce and economic system will probably be additional enhanced with the peace in Afghanistan.”
The president was wanting ahead to assembly Prime Minister Imran on the sidelines of the forthcoming SCO summit in Dushanbe subsequent month to debate problems with mutual curiosity, the FO assertion added.