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Pakistan will host Second Trilateral Speakers Conference in 2022

July 29, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will host the Second Trilateral Speakers Conference in Islamabad in 2022.

As the host of the first trilateral meeting of the Speakers of Parliaments of Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Turkey, Speaker of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of Azerbaijan, Sahiba Gafarova gathered the speakers of the three countries in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, a communiqué received from Baku on Wednesday said It was unanimously agreed that the Second Trilateral Speakers Conference will be held in Islamabad in 2022, the communiqué added. The meeting underlined the importance of existing relations between Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Turkey, which were based on brotherhood, historical and cultural ties, mutual respect and trust.

The forum also recognised the necessity of enhancing the parliamentary dialogue and cooperation between the three countries for deepening of the existing relations between the brotherly states and nations. During his address at the Plenary Session of the conference, Speaker Asad Qaiser congratulated the leadership and people of Azerbaijan on their great victory in the 44-day patriotic war.

The liberation of occupied territories through sheer determination, perseverance and collective will of the people was no easy task, he added. While thanking the governments of Azerbaijan and Turkey for their support towards Pakistan on the issue of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Asad Qaisar prayed that very soon the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir will be liberated from the foreign occupation. He also hoped that the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir will also see the dawn of freedom and rejoice in the air of liberty to live their lives in peace and prosperity. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, also received the speaker and delegation of Pakistan at his residence. During the meeting, the two sides discussed an array of issues of mutual interest.

The speaker proposed establishment of a Trilateral Forum of the Ministries of Commerce in order to enhance trade and commercial ties between the three brotherly countries. On the bilateral front, the speaker also emphasised the need for further enhancing cooperation in the fields of education, health and climate change.