Pakistan, UK hold consultations on arms control, non-proliferation

Both sides also discuss issues relating to global and regional security

Our Correspondent October 14, 2020

Pakistan and the United Kingdom on Tuesday held the fifth round of their bilateral consultations on arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament.

During the talks, Director-General Arms Control and Disarmament at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Kamran Akhtar represented Pakistan while UK Director-General and International Security Samantha Job represented the kingdom.

In addition to arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament, both sides also discussed issues related to global and regional security and stability in a cordial and constructive environment.

Officials from both sides expressed their countries’ commitment to further enhance coordination on various multilateral forums.

Both countries also appreciated the continuation of the arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament consultations. Pakistan and the UK agreed to hold the following meeting next year on a mutually agreed date.

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