Foreign Secretary meets the Danish Climate Ambassador

Islamabad, October 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood received Mr. Tomas Anker Christensen, Climate Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, today. The Foreign Secretary outlined Pakistan’s perspective on addressing the critical issue of Climate Change. He highlighted the various steps taken by Pakistan to tackle Climate Change at the national level including through the Eco-SystemRead More…

Statement by the Foreign Minister at the High-Level Commemorative Meeting to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement

Islamabad, October 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi delivered a video statement at the High-Level Commemorative Meeting to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) being hosted in Belgrade, Serbia, on 11-12 October 2021.
Sharing Pakistan’s perspective on contemporary global issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, the Foreign Minister underscored tRead More…

Pakistan strongly condemns Houthi militia drone attack at Jazan Airport in Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, October 09, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan strongly condemns the recent drone attack launched by Houthi militants on King Abdullah Airport in Jazan region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, causing injuries to people and damage to property. We wish speedy recovery to those injured in the incident.
Such attacks not only violate the international law but also threaten peace and security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Read More…

Pakistan strongly condemns Houthis attacks on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, June 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan strongly condemns the recent attacks launched by Houthis towards the Southern region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is commendable that the coalition forces successfully intercepted the explosive-laden drones and destroyed them. These attacks threaten the lives of innocent people, besides violating the territorial integrity of the Kingdom. We call for immediate cessatioRead More…

International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Islamabad, April 24, 2021 (PPI-OT): On the occasion of International Day for Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, being observed across the globe today, Pakistan reaffirms its abiding commitment to multilateralism and the central role of the United Nations in promoting a peaceful and prosperous world order.
The United Nations, as the most representative international organization and the quintessential expressionRead More…

International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Islamabad, April 24, 2021 (PPI-OT): On the occasion of International Day for Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, being observed across the globe today, Pakistan reaffirms its abiding commitment to multilateralism and the central role of the United Nations in promoting a peaceful and prosperous world order.
The United Nations, as the most representative international organization and the quintessential expressionRead More…

Joint Statement Adopted at the Conclusion of the Trilateral Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, (Istanbul, 23 April 2021)

Islamabad, April 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): His Excellency Mevlut Cavusoglu, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey, His Excellency Mohammad Haneef Atmar, Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and His Excellency Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan held a Trilateral Meeting in Istanbul, on 23 April 2021.
On the occasion of the Trilateral Meeting, the threeRead More…

Spokesperson’s response on media queries

Islamabad, April 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Responding to media queries, the Spokesperson said that we have seen the statement of U.S. President Joe Biden announcing that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan will start on 1 May 2021 and will be completed by 11 September 2021. Pakistan has been consistently supporting and facilitating the efforts for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan.
We believe there is noRead More…

Special Segment of the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development (12 April 2021)

Islamabad, April 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): President of the Economic and Social Council, Ambassador Munir Akram,
President of the General Assembly, Mr. Volkan Bozkir,
Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres,
It is a pleasure to make this opening statement at the Economic and Social Council’s financing for Development Forum under Pakistan’s Presidency. The deliberations of the Forum this year are crRead More…

Curtain Raiser: Visit of Foreign Minister to Germany, 11-13 April 2021

Islamabad, April 10, 2021 (PPI-OT): On the invitation of the Foreign Minister of Germany, Mr. Heiko Maas, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi will undertake an official visit to Germany on 11-13 April 2021. The Foreign Minister will have delegation-level talks with Foreign Minister Maas at the Federal Foreign Office. He will also call on the President of the Bundestag, Mr. Wolfgang Schauble and have interaRead More…