The overseas minister, addressing a press convention within the Federal Capital, stated Pakistan would resolve the border fencing concern with Afghanistan diplomatically. “The border fencing works are underway.”
Highlighting the nation’s diplomatic efforts within the earlier yr, the overseas minister stated that Pakistan achieved historic milestones by way of strong financial, public, and science diplomacy.
FM Qureshi termed the earlier yr as a “important one” as Pakistan had “proactively and constantly” superior its diplomatic aims on a spread of diplomatic fronts — each bilaterally and multilaterally.
FM Qureshi highlighted that in 2021, about 85 bilateral exchanges with over 50 international locations and 35 senior management visits to Pakistan had taken place.
Over 50 high-level multilateral engagements, participation at 35 worldwide boards, and 32 senior management visits by Pakistan had been recorded in the course of the earlier years, he added.
The overseas minister additional stated the UN adopted 5 Pakistani sponsored or cosponsored resolutions. “114 Pakistan missions had been made useful on-line by way of in style social media platforms.”
About ties with Beijing, he stated 2021 marked an vital milestone in Pak-China friendship, as the 2 international locations celebrated the seventieth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations in a befitting method with over 140 occasions and actions held throughout each international locations.
The overseas minister elaborated that Pakistan’s exports to China in the course of the first 10 months of 2021 had been recorded on the US $ 2.85 billion (progress of 77% year-on-year).
He regretted India’s steady unfavourable perspective had made the best discussion board for financial cooperation and improvement dysfunctional.
On relations with India, the overseas minister stated, sadly, India’s hostile behaviour has averted prospects of sturdy peace and stability within the area, and the nice potential for financial improvement, and regional cooperation.
FM Qureshi stated BJP-RSS Hindutva-inspired management had adopted a “notably irresponsible and politically motivated anti-Pakistan posture and a patently anti-Muslim strategy at dwelling”.
He stated New Delhi’s unilateral and unlawful actions in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK) since August 5, 2019, aimed toward undermining the standing of the disputed territory, perpetuating its unlawful occupation, and altering its demographic construction.
The overseas minister stated the unabated widespread violations of human rights and worldwide humanitarian legislation and state-terrorism in opposition to the harmless Kashmiris had additional vitiated the surroundings and threatened worldwide peace and safety.
“Pakistan needs pleasant relations with all its neighbours together with India. However because the prime minister has stated, the onus is on India to take needed steps to create an surroundings conducive for dialogue. Decision of Jammu and Kashmir dispute is a prerequisite for sturdy peace and stability in South Asia,” he reiterated.