Friday, February 3

Resolution of issues among Gulf states to help in early finalization of Pak-GCC FTA: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, January 09, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed the hope that the resolution of outstanding issues among members of Gulf Cooperation Council and the successful GCC Summit will help in early finalization of the pending Pakistan-GCC Free Trade Agreement.

Talking to a private television channel, he said Pakistan enjoyed close and fraternal relations with all the GCC member states especially with Saudi Arabia due to religious and spiritual attachment with the holy places of Makkah and Madina.

The Foreign Minister said Pakistan’s human resource is already contributing in the development and progress of GCC countries especially Saudi Arabia since 1980s. He also mentioned the quota of 100,000 work force offered by Qatar to Pakistan and said preparatory work in that respect is underway.

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
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