DOHA: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif met with the Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of State for Interior His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani in Doha.
The two leaders reviewed bilateral relations and discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest.
In the meeting, they reiterated their determination to further increase bilateral cooperation, especially in the fields of trade and investment. The Prime Minister expressed the deep interest of the Government of Pakistan in deepening and diversifying relations with Qatar in the energy sector including renewable sources, infrastructure, transportation, agriculture and livestock and tourism.
The Prime Minister congratulated Qatar for hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022 and wished the people and government of Qatar success in organizing the world’s biggest sporting events.
He thanked the Qatari leadership for taking care of Pakistanis living in Qatar. Highlighting the rich potential of Pakistan’s human resources, the Prime Minister said he looks forward to working with the Qatari leadership to find more opportunities for Pakistanis who can contribute to Qatar’s development through their skills and entrepreneurship.
Reviewing the latest developments in Afghanistan, the Prime Minister stressed the need for the international community to increase its support to the Afghan people in dealing with the humanitarian and economic crises. The Prime Minister appreciated Qatar’s efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan as well as its humanitarian assistance to the country.