Pak, Guinea-Bissau FM’s hold telephonic talk

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ISLAMABAD, JAN 18 /DNA/ -Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephone conversation with Suzi Carla Barbosa, the Foreign Minister of Guinea-Bissau, today.

The Foreign Minister underscored the great importance that Pakistan accords to further strengthening its cordial relations with Africa, in general, and West Africa including Guinea-Bissau, in particular. The Foreign Minister noted that the ‘Engage Africa’ policy of the Government, based on forging economic ties, had infused a new dynamic in Pakistan’s historic bonds with the Continent. The Foreign Minister expressed the confidence that these relations will continue to maintain their upward trajectory in the days ahead. 

Expressing satisfaction at the traditionally cordial and cooperative ties between Pakistan and Guinea-Bissau, the Foreign Minister affirmed his commitment towards building mutually beneficial partnerships, in particular, in the economic, social and trade domains.

The two Foreign Ministers also reviewed their existing cooperation at the multilateral fora and reaffirmed the resolve to further strengthen it.