Pakistan, Denmark agree to further strengthen bilateral ties in various areas – Pakistan

Published on 01 October 2021 13:43

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a joint press conference with Danish Foreign Minister

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Pakistan and Denmark have agreed to make joint efforts to further strengthen bilateral relations in various fields, including energy and trade.

Danish Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said at a joint press conference with Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod after their delegation talks in Islamabad on Friday.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan and Denmark have an upward trajectory in bilateral relations. However, he said, there is still a lot to do to strengthen bilateral cooperation.

He said the two sides discussed ways to make further efforts to increase bilateral trade and attract more investment to Pakistan. He said cooperation in renewable energy and the benefits of enhanced parliamentary interaction were discussed.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi thanked his Danish counterpart for his support for the SPG Plus status for Pakistan.

He said he shared with the visiting dignitary Pakistan’s point of view on the Afghan situation and the regional security situation.

Speaking on the occasion, the Danish Foreign Minister said the two countries have a long and solid bilateral relationship and that they plan to further strengthen them in the areas of trade and energy.

He said Pakistan is an important country for security and stability in the region. He said Pakistan is playing a responsible role for peace in the region, especially in Afghanistan.

The Danish Foreign Minister said the two sides discussed the situation in Afghanistan in detail. He said the Afghan government should guarantee the basic rights of its citizens.

The Danish Foreign Minister thanked Pakistan for its support in the evacuation of foreigners from Kabul.

To a question on Kashmir, the Danish foreign minister said Pakistan and India should find a peaceful solution to the problem through dialogue.

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