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Qureshi spells out details of economic diplomacy initiative

Qureshi spells out details of economic diplomacy initiative

ISLAMABAD, MAR 07 (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the government had taken an initiative of economic diplomacy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had geared up its efforts in this regard.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also offered India to come forward and work together for peace and stability in the region.

Addressing All Pakistan Chambers of Commerce in Islamabad, he said Pakistan wants peace in the region and has taken several steps in this regard.

The minister said if country is strong economically it can then handle all challenges effectively. He in this regard eulogized role of the business community of Pakistan and encouraged it to come forward and help government in strengthening of country’s economy.

The minister while addressing the diplomatic community present on the occasion said Pakistan had taken a number of measures to address menace of extremism and terrorism that is why the country had become a peaceful place.

He encouraged diplomats of these countries to bring their tourists to Pakistan as the country had a lot to offer to tourists.

The Foreign Minister said Pakistan has informed the world countries, including P5, about the Indian hostility.

He said Prime Minister Imran Khan has clearly said that Pakistan will retaliate if India violates its airspace.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan befittingly responded to Indian aggression as we were aware of New Delhi’s misadventure due to coming general election in their country.

He said two Indian aircraft were shot down by Pakistan Air Force.=DNA

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