Foreign Minister speaks with Moroccan Foreign Minister

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Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke with Nasser Bourita, the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco, today. They reviewed Pakistan-Morocco ties and discussed ways to further deepen cooperation between the two countries.

Foreign Minister Qureshi noted that Pakistan and Morocco had a long history of close coordination and mutual support at international forums, including the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. He hoped that the next round of the Pakistan-Morocco Joint Commission, which is chaired by the two Foreign Ministers, would be convened in Islamabad soon.

The two Foreign Ministers expressed satisfaction over the last session of Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC), which was convened in Islamabad in January 2020, and agreed to hold its next session in the latter half of the year.

Welcoming the signing of an MoU between the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) and the Royal Institute of Strategic Studies (IRES) in 2020, the Foreign Minister stressed the importance of enhancing exchanges and linkages between the think tanks and educational institutions of both countries.

Foreign Minister Qureshi thanked Foreign Minister Bourita for his invitation to visit Morocco and said he looked forward to visiting the Kingdom at a mutually convenient dated in the near future.