Saturday August 28, 2021

FM Qureshi Receives Calls From UN Chief, British Counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has underscored that Pakistan will continue to play its constructive role in support of the efforts to promote peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister stated this in a telephonic conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

The two leaders exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister appreciated the contribution of the United Nations in addressing the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.

Antonio Guterres expressed gratitude for Pakistan’s role in facilitating the work and humanitarian mission of UN entities in Afghanistan.

He sought Pakistan’s continued support in that regard.

The Foreign Minister assured the Secretary General of all possible support to the UN in the fulfilment of its mandate.

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also received telephone call from Secretary for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab and exchanged views on the latest developments in Afghanistan.

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