UK to enhance cooperation with Pakistan on accountability


ISLAMABAD : British High Commissioner Thomas Drew called on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the Foreign Office on Monday.

During the meeting, a wide range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest were discussed, with Qureshi and Drew expressing satisfaction on the state of bilateral relations.

The British High Commissioner reiterated the desire of his government to further enhance cooperation with Pakistan in all areas of common interest, in particular in spheres of peace and security, trade and investment, organized crime, accountability, asset recovery and development cooperation.

Foreign Minister Qureshi emphasised the need to promote trade, economic ties and greater people to people contacts. He also appreciated the role being played by the Department for International Development (DFID) in providing assistance in the health and education sectors.



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