FM Qureshi lauds British MPs role to boost Pak-UK ties

LONDON: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that British parliamentarians of Pakistan origin have key role in bringing the two countries closer.
Talking to Pakistani-origin members of British parliament in London, he said the role of these parliamentarians has always been positive and commendable.
The Foreign Minister acknowledged cooperation of these parliamentarians in different matters of national interest, including economy, promotion of culture and the Kashmir issue.
The British parliamentarians of Pakistan origin assured the Foreign Minister of their due role for upholding Pakistan’s security and safeguarding the national interest in other matters.
Meanwhile, addressing representatives of Pakistani business community in the United Kingdom he invited Pakistani community in the United Kingdom to benefit from pro-investment policies of the PTI government and invest in Pakistan.
The Minister said the PTI government has introduced a new visa regime for investors and also promoting tourism sector on priority basis.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said we have to become economically strong for having an independent foreign policy; and for the purpose, the government has been pursuing economic diplomacy.
The Foreign Minister said welfare of Pakistani overseas community is priority of PTI government.
The representatives of the Pakistani business community congratulated Foreign Minister for pursuing a dynamic and proactive foreign policy and assured their possible cooperation to make economic diplomacy a success.


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