ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi received British High Commissioner Thomas Drew at the Foreign Office (FO) on Monday and the two sides expressed satisfaction at the current trajectory of bilateral ties and agreed to further enhance relations in all areas of mutual interest.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed a wide range of bilateral and regional issues. The foreign minister highlighted the continued atrocities perpetrated by the security forces in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), which had been confirmed by the reports of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and All Parties Parliamentary Group on Kashmir (APPGK) in the British Parliament.
The foreign minister also briefed the British high commissioner on the current political situation in Afghanistan. He said that peace and stability in Afghanistan was a shared responsibility and Pakistan would continue to support all efforts aimed at bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan.
The British high commissioner assured of his government’s full support in enhancing bilateral relations in all areas of mutual interest.