Foreign Minister Qureshi receives a courtesy Call by the Tajik Defence Minister

April 11, 2019 Off By Web Desk

Defence Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan, H.E. Colonel-Gen. Sherali Mirzo paid a courtesy call on the Foreign Minister, Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The Tajik Defence Minister is leading a delegation to Islamabad on the invitation of Pakistan’s Defence Minister Mr. Pervez Khattak.

Foreign Minister Qureshi underscored the importance of enhancing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan. He emphasized that Pakistan desires strong ties with its neighbours and a peaceful neighborhood would benefit all. Both sides expressed satisfaction on the steady growth of defence cooperation. They also discussed a whole range of issues surrounding bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan.

On behalf of the Tajik Foreign Minister, Sirodjidin Aslov, the Tajik Defence Minister extended an official invitation to Foreign Minister Qureshi to visit Tajikistan at his convenience.

During his three-day official visit which started on 9th April, Colonel- Gen Sherali Mirzo has paid a courtesy call on the President of Pakistan and met with his Pakistani counterpart. He also called on the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of Pakistan