Observer Report Islamabad
The foreign ministers of Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan will meet for the second Pakistan-Turkey-Azerbaijan Trilateral Meeting on January 13, a press statement by the Foreign Office said on Tuesday.
The FMs will address several matters including “new and emerging threats to regional peace and security”, complexities due to the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change. The three parties will also review measures that should be taken to accomplish development targets.
Furthermore, the three countries will also examine opportunities of deepening trilateral cooperation in all areas of common interest, including peace and security, trade and investment, science and technology, education and cultural cooperation, the press release stated.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is arriving in Islamabad on a three-day visit today.
Through his visit, Cavusoglu will also hold bilateral talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and call on Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi. According to the Foreign Office, it would be Cavusoglu’s third visit during the last two and a half years.
Azerbaijan FM Jeyhun Bayramov, who is visiting on the invitation of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, will arrive on a two-day trip tomorrow. This will be the first bilateral visit from Azerbaijan at foreign minister level since 2010, an FO press release stated.
Foreign Ministers of Pakistan, Turkey & Azerbaijan will hold 2nd 🇵🇰-🇹🇷-🇦🇿 Trilateral Meeting on 13 Jan in #Islamabad.
The three sides will exchange views on global & regional issues & explore possibilities of deepening trilateral cooperation in all areas of common interest. pic.twitter.com/7E9E9NmyCe
— Spokesperson 🇵🇰 MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) January 12, 2021