Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has arrived in Turkey to participate in the Antalya Diplomacy Forum at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
The foreign minister was received by the Deputy Governor of Antalya, Pakistan’s ambassador Cyrus Qazi and senior officials of Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Great to be in Turkey at the invitation of my brother @MevlutCavusoglu for @AntalyaDF. Look forward to an interesting series of sessions at the forum and to speaking on a panel focussing on Regional Cooperation in Asia.— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) June 17, 2021
Qureshi will participate in a panel discussion on ‘Regional Cooperation in Asia’ along with other foreign ministers from the region and highlight Pakistan’s vision for regional cooperation, economic development and connectivity, according to the Foreign Office statement issued on Thursday.
On the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum, the foreign minister will hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts and key regional and international partners, it added.
Antalya Diplomacy Forum will feature high-level participation of political leaders, diplomats, thinkers, and academia for discussion on important thematic and international issues. The theme of the Forum is ‘Innovative Diplomacy: New Era, New Approaches’.
Pakistan supports partnership in trade, connectivity and economic development, based on mutual trust and shared agenda, through regional collaboration and multilateral cooperation, the statement added.