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Pakistan lauds Tunisia contribution for regional peace, stability
January 25, 2022

Pakistan has lauded contributions of Tunisia for regional peace and stability and praised its positive role at the United Nations during its two year term as non-permanent member.

Talking to Tunisian Ambassador Borhene El Kamel in Islamabad on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi highlighted Pakistan's historical and fraternal ties with Tunisia predating the latter's independence.

He appreciated Tunisia's vision for making OIC a substantive platform for advancing interfaith harmony and peaceful coexistence as well as cooperation on addressing international issues such as Jammu & Kashmir and Islamophobia. He also paid tributes for its unequivocal and principled support over Kashmir during its stint at UNSC as Non-Permanent member.

The Foreign Minister welcomed the 3rd Session of Bilateral Political Consultations held between Foreign Secretaries in March 2021. In his capacity as Co-Chair for Pakistan-Tunisia Joint Commission, FM Qureshi expressed keenness to convene the 10th Session in Islamabad during 2022 and welcomed the likelihood of business persons accompanying the delegation from Tunisia.