Pakistan pins hopes on OIC FMs summit in Niger

By: News Desk
Published: 05:00 PM, 26 Nov, 2020
Pakistan pins hopes on OIC FMs summit in Niger
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A Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokesman in its weekly media briefing has said that it is expected that OIC Summit secluded to be held on November 27 (Friday) will take a tough stance on Kashmir, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will hold sideline meetings with Foreign Ministers of OIC Member States as OIC Foreign Ministers have a meeting on November 27 and Nov 28.

In a letter to the United Nations, FM Qureshi has urged the international community to independently investigate Indian atrocities in Kashmir. The Foreign Minister has also sent another letter to the UN Security Council President and the UN Secretary-General.”

Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry also said, “Pakistan is ready to work with the new US administration to strengthen bilateral relations and work together for the prosperity of the region.” Commenting on the US Vice President Kamala Harris said, “US Vice President is not an Indian but she is an American.”

The MOFA Spokesperson said Pakistan strongly condemned India's unprovoked firing and shelling on LOC and Pakistan will retaliate against Indian provocations.

The Foreign Office Spokesperson said millions of Pakistanis are working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan has long-standing ties with UAE, it is not appropriate to link individual incidents in UAE with citizens of any country. MOFA Spokesperson said, “The UAE has not informed Pakistan about visa changes for Pakistan.”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said there are speculations regarding Israel and Pakistan’s position is very clear and there is no difference in it.

Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry said Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Afghanistan at the invitation of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The Prime Minister reiterated his commitment to support a peaceful, stable, Afghanistan while Shah Mehmood Qureshi led the Pakistani delegation to the World Conference on Afghanistan.

“The World Economic Forum (WEF) held a country-wide strategic dialogue yesterday. This was the second strategic dialogue in a year. The Prime Minister addressed the gathering on behalf of Pakistan,” the Spokesperson said that.