Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says the government is focusing on increasing export and trade volume with other countries for strengthening our economy.
Addressing the second high level meeting regarding economic diplomacy at Foreign Office in Islamabad today (Thursday), he said the government has initiated this diplomacy to promote the economic and trade relations of Pakistan in the world to materialize the dream and vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He said that an Economic Diplomacy Division has been established at Foreign Office in the supervision of Additional Secretary keeping in view the need and importance of economic diplomacy.
The meeting was attended by ambassadors of 13 Pakistani embassies in different countries through video link. The ambassadors briefed the Foreign Minister on the efforts being made towards the goals of economic diplomacy.
The Foreign Minister expressed pleasure that our embassies are trying to find out opportunities for economic cooperation and promotion of bilateral trade utilizing economic diplomacy which is yielding positive results.
He said Pakistan has successfully organized “First Pak-Africa Trade Development Conference” last year and “Engage Africa” Conference this year to promote trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Africa.
Source: Radio Pakistan