Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has emphasised the need to meet the humanitarian needs of the Afghan people and extend development assistance to the war-torn country.
The foreign minister expressed Islamabad's perspective during a telephonic conversation with his Bahraini counterpart Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani amid the extraordinary situation emerging out of the recent developments in the neighbouring country.
“Peaceful and stable Afghanistan is of critical importance for Pakistan and the region,” Qureshi said and called for international solidarity with the Afghan people in terms of financial and political support.
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According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the FM further apprised his counterpart about continued humanitarian support by Pakistan in several ways, including the establishment of a humanitarian corridor for the delivery of relief goods.
In the bilateral context, the two diplomats discussed various dimensions of Pakistan-Bahrain relations and agreed to strengthen cooperation in all fields, MOFA added.
Both agreed to remain in close contact on bilateral matters as well as regional issues of common interest.
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