Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday affirmed the fraternal relations between Pakistan and Qatar in diverse fields, based on com-mon values and aspirations for future.
The prime minister expressed these views in a meet-ing with Qatar’s ambassador Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal Al Thani, who briefed him on various activities undertaken to enhance the brotherly relations between the two countries.
Shehbaz Sharif acknowledged the mutual commit-ment of both sides to translate the deep-rooted rela-tions into mutually rewarding economic ties.
He thanked Qatar for its humanitarian support to people of Pakistan in the aftermath of unprecedented floods in 2022.
He stressed the importance of further enhancing bilateral cooperation in all avenues of mutual interest and benefit.
Qatari Ambassador thanked the prime minister for his stewardship in furthering the brotherly bilateral relations and assured reciprocity and support from the Qatari side in this regard.
Qatar hosts around 250,000 Pakistani diaspora, playing an important role in the development of both the nations. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Qatar. Both sides are committed to celebrating this anniversary in a befitting manner.—APP