FM Qureshi discusses COVID-19 situation with Irish counterpart
Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that in a century, the coronavirus pandemic is the most troubling threat facing mankind.
These views were expressed in a telephone conversation with Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Simon, according to the reports.
He briefed his Irish counterpart on the latest coronavirus pandemic situation in Pakistan and on the Government’s steps to contain it.
The two Foreign Ministers acknowledged the best way forward to fight COVID-19 is to work together.
Speaking about the call for “Global Initiative on Debt Relief” for developing countries by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Qureshi stressed the need for closer cooperation to reduce the economic effect of the pandemic and highlighted a regional approach in that regard.
The Irish Foreign Minister also expressed support for the Debt Relief initiative and assured that it would play a positive role.
The Foreign Minister expressed deep concern over the continued double lockdown and intensified military crackdown in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir by Indian Occupation forces.
Condemning Indian moves to change the occupied Kashmir’s demographic structure, he said New Delhi ‘s policies pose a serious threat to regional peace and security.