Pakistan, Kosovo agree to strengthen bilateral ties

Published: April 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD: The inaugural session of Pakistan-Kosovo Bilateral Political Consultations was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo in Pristina on April 6-7.

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Monday, Additional Secretary (Europe) Ambassador Zaheer A Janjua led the Pakistan delegation. The delegation of Kosovo was led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s Deputy Director General Muhamet Brajshori.

The deliberations covered the entire spectrum of Kosovo-Pakistan bilateral relations.

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The leaders agreed that holding the first round of consultations between Pakistan and Kosovo was an important milestone that would help strengthen cooperation in various areas, including political, economic, commercial, cultural, and educational collaboration between the two countries.

The two sides also agreed to increase the frequency of high-level contacts; promote parliamentary interactions through establishment of parliamentary committees and friendship groups and increase business community interactions to enhance awareness about trade and investment opportunities in the two countries.

They also decided to establish links between the respective higher education institutions and think-tanks. Views were also exchanged on the issues of regional and international importance.

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Janjua also called on Kosovo’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Enver Hoxhaj and conveyed the warm sentiments of the government and the people of Pakistan. Hoxhaj thanked Pakistan for its consistent support to Kosovo and expressed the desire to further strengthen bilateral relations.



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Reader Comments (3)

  • Shj
    Apr 9, 2017 - 2:01PM

    Pakistan must forge more such ties with other major world economies like Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Samoa, etc., After all it has to show to the world that its not isolated. Recommend

  • Sohail Gem Wazir
    Apr 9, 2017 - 3:20PM

    Great step Recommend

  • Khalid M.Rehman
    Apr 12, 2017 - 11:31AM

    KOSOVO requirement should be seen in a business manner there are many consumable items which Pakistan can supply on a competitive price.Recommend

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