First consultative meeting of Mongolia and Pakistan held in Islamabad

2018-11-06 11:44:05

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The first consultative meeting between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and Pakistan was held in Islamabad on November 5. State Secretary of the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs D.Davaasuren and State Secretary (Asia Pacific) of the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs I.Ahmad chaired the meeting. The two sides noted the great possibility of developing partnership in many sectors despite the geographic distance between Mongolia and Pakistan, and highlighted the importance of the consultative meeting between the Foreign Ministries in defining the future of partnership. The parties agreed to have partnership in sectors, such as politics, economy, trades, culture, education, tourism and agriculture.

Furthermore, they exchanged views on enhancing the relations between parliaments, conducting official visits from both sides, organizing exchange programs for businessmen as well as partnering at regional and international levels. The Pakistani representatives introduced the current progress of projects that are being implemented for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in the frameworks of the Belt and Road Initiative. State Secretary D.Davaasuren also held individual meetings with the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ms. A. Abbas, National Coordinator for SCO of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Pakistan Z.Ahmad and Honorary Consul of Mongolia to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan N.Khalid.