Acknowledging Pakistan’s initiatives, the German Foreign Minister said that Pakistan’s role is important for peace and dialogue in Afghanistan. Pakistan has made many sacrifices for peace in the region.
Addressing a joint press conference in the German capital Berlin, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that Shah Mehmood Qureshi is welcome in Germany. The political and economic situation was discussed during the meeting. Germany acknowledges that Pakistan has made many sacrifices for peace in the region. Pakistan’s role is important for peace in Afghanistan. Pakistan has left no stone unturned in hosting Afghan refugees.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that he was grateful for Germany’s cooperation in achieving GSP Plus. Pakistan wants to boost relations with Germany. Also wants new economic relations with Germany. There are great opportunities for trade in Pakistan. Pakistan will remain in touch with Germany on other issues, including the Afghan issue.
He said that the world is facing a challenge because of Coronavirus. We are grateful for Germany’s support in providing the vaccine. Regarding peace in the region, the Foreign Minister said, “Pakistan wants peaceful relations with India. India needs to provide a conducive environment for dialogue. Like Germany, Pakistan wants peace and prosperity in Afghanistan.
The Pakistani Foreign Minister further said that developing countries are looking at developed countries for corona vaccine. Pakistan and Germany share a common position on the Afghan issue. Prime Minister Imran Khan is also interested in visiting Germany.