FM Qureshi leaves for Oman


ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi left for Oman on Tuesday on a two-day visit to the country.

Talking to media prior to his departure for Oman, the foreign minister said that he will represent Pakistan in the meeting of Pak-Oman Joint Ministerial Commission. Apart from foreign ministers of both countries, representatives of various departments will also attend.  He said that Oman is an important country of the region and Pakistan and Oman enjoy long-term and friendly relations.

He said that he will hold meetings with Oman’s prime minister and foreign minister as well as high officials of the country. Talks will be held to enhance cooperation in various sectors between the two countries. Both sides will also sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

The foreign minister said that Pakistan will continue its positive role for regional peace and stability. He said that he will take Oman’s leadership into confidence regarding the situation in Afghanistan. He said that he will also meet with Pakistani diaspora living in Oman.