Qureshi to leave for Turkey tomorrow to attend the Antalya Diplomacy Forum

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June 16, 2021

FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi will participate in a panel discussion on 'Regional Cooperation in Asia'

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Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will leave for Turkey tomorrow (Thursday) for a three-day trip to attend the Antalya Diplomacy Forum.

"Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will undertake an official visit to Turkey to participate in the Antalya Diplomacy Forum from 17-20 June 2021 at the invitation of Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu," said the Foreign Office (FO).

The FO said that at the forum Qureshi will attend the panel discussion "Regional Cooperation in Asia" along with other foreign ministers of the region. It added that the foreign minister will "highlight Pakistan’s vision for regional cooperation, economic development and connectivity".

On the sidelines of forum, Qureshi will hold bilateral talks with his counterparts and key regional and international partners.

The FO said that the Antalya Diplomacy Forum will feature high-level participation of political leaders, diplomats, thinkers, and academia for discussion on important thematic and international issues. The theme of the forum is "Innovative Diplomacy: New Era, New Approaches".

"Pakistan supports partnership in trade, connectivity and economic development, based on mutual trust and shared agenda, through regional collaboration and multilateral cooperation," said the FO.

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