Resolving problems of Pakistani expatriates govt’s top priority: FM

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Staff Reporter

Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Monday that Pakistani community abroad was valuable asset of country and resolving their problems was top priority of the government.
Speaking during a meeting with Chairman European Pak Friendship Federation Europe Chaudhry Pervez Iqbal Losar at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he appreciated the overseas Pakistanis for generously supporting the country during every difficult time, including the coronavirus pandemic. Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the government launched ‘economic diplomacy’ to encourage foreign businessmen explore the investment opportunities in Pakistan.
He said the focus of the government was on increasing the volume of exports and bilateral trade to address the economic implications of pandemic. The meeting discussed issues of mutual interest including those related to the Pakistani community in Europe. Chaudhry Pervez Iqbal Losar briefed the Foreign Minister on the activities of Pak-Europe Friendship Federation.
He lauded the Foreign Minister on adopting prudent foreign policy and highlighting all important issues including Jammu and Kashmir dispute at international forums.