ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has emphasized on enhancing connectivity to improve economic and cultural linkages.
Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, he said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a great initiative in this regard that can be utilized not only to improve our economy but as a game-changer for the region.
The Foreign Minister said being an important part of CPEC, Gwadar port holds a key position.
He said Pakistan welcomes foreign investment in special economic zones under CPEC.
The Foreign Minister also emphasized the need for close coordination on the situation in Afghanistan terming it as a shared responsibility.
He said peace in Afghanistan would bring stability in the region, promote trade and facilitate linkages.
The Foreign Minister said the United Nations discussed the Kashmir issue three times since August 5, 2019, at Pakistan’s request.
He said Imran Khan’s vision is based on peaceful neighborhood, interfaith harmony and amicable resolution of conflicts.