ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has left for Egypt on a two-day visit on the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart.
In a video message before departure, the foreign minister said there were vast opportunities of economic cooperation between the two countries.
He said he would hold talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry on the entire spectrum of bilateral relations.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi noted that Egypt was an important country of Muslim Ummah and was called the gateway to Africa. He said promoting trade relations with Africa was a priority of the government.
FM Qureshi said during his stay in Egypt, he also intended to visit Jamia Al Azhar. “Our desire is to take advantage from their experiences in the field of education,” he said. He said he would also meet the business community in Egypt.