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Pakistan will continue to deepen ties with ASEAN countries: FM
August 08, 2020


Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan remained steadfast in support of an inclusive political settlement in Afghanistan.

In a tweet, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan looks forward to strengthening bilateral relationship with the US and to continuing as anchors of stability.

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan will continue to deepen and further strengthen political, economic and cultural ties with ASEAN and its members in line with its 'Vision East Asia' policy.

In his message on 53rd ASEAN Day, he said Pakistan enjoys close friendly ties with all ASEAN members. Our historic and deep-rooted relations pre-date the modem era, harkening back to abiding linkages forged during the time of the Gandhara Civilization.

He also commended the ASEAN members for effectively and admirably handling the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The Foreign Minister extended, on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan and on his own behalf, warm felicitations to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its Members, on the occasion of the 53rd ASEAN Day.