Pakistan determined to strengthen economic ties with Turkmenistan: FM


Ashgabat – August 26 (Online): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday called on President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in Ashgabat and discussed Afghan situation and bilateral relations.
Turkmenistan’s high ranked diplomats and foreign ministry officials were also present at this meeting.
In his remarks, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan values its relations with Turkmenistan.
He said Pakistan is determined to further strengthen its economic relations with Turkmenistan through different projects such as TAPI.
The Foreign Minister also apprised the President of Turkmenistan about Pakistan’s viewpoint regarding unfolding situation in Afghanistan.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan considers peace and stability in Afghanistan important for promotion of trade and connectivity in the region.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow commended Pakistan’s efforts for a coordinated approach on Afghanistan.
He also applauded Pakistan’s efforts to counter abruptly unfolding Afghan chaos and said that Shah Mehmood Qureshi played vibrant role to overcome dangers.