Pakistan, Germany To Boost Bilateral Economic Ties: FM


Pakistan, Germany to boost bilateral economic ties: FM

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi who is on official tour to Germany held meeting with Pakistani community and assured them full support.

BERLIN: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-April 13th, 2021) Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the economic relations between Pakistan and Germany will be taken to a new direction.

He was talking to a delegation of Pakistan community in Berlin.

The Foreign Minister said his meetings with the German counterpart and other leadership remained very productive.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi termed the Pakistani community in Germany an important source of strong bilateral relationship between Pakistan and Germany.

The Foreign Minister said we have introduced Roshan Digital Pakistan project to facilitate the overseas Pakistanis send their remittances through legal means. He said the government is also making serious efforts to give right of franchise to overseas Pakistanis.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has also said that welfare of overseas Pakistanis and resolving their problems on priority basis is part of the top priorities of our government.

The Foreign Minister said we are going to open a new Consulate office in Munich to improve the economic relations with Germany.

The Foreign Minister inaugurated newly constructed office of "Arzi Naweesi" and "Football Corner" in the Berlin consulate.

The Foreign Minister expressed pleasure over the export of 50 million footballs every year to Germany.

He stressed the need to strengthen bilateral economic ties as per vision of the incumbent government under its economic diplomacy initiative.

The Foreign Minister visited various departments of the High Commission and expressed satisfaction over the facilities provided to Pakistani community in Germany. He appreciated Pakistan's Ambassador in Berlin and other staff members of the Council for taking care of Pakistani community during Corona pandemic.

The delegation thanked the Foreign Minister for announcing the opening of embassy in Munich.

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