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Pakistan determined for implementation of SCO charter: FM Qureshi


BISHKEK, MAY 22 (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday has said that Pakistan is determined for the implementation of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) charter.

Addressing two-day SCO Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Bishkek, Qureshi said that there is a need of collective efforts among the SCO member countries to meet the present day challenges and to achieve sustainable development.

He said the SCO serves as an important platform for links amongst the regional countries, adding that Pakistan is determined to implement the Charter of the SCO.

Referring to the geo strategic location of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Project will help further promote links in the region.

Condemning terrorism in all its forms, the foreign minister stressed the need for addressing root causes of the curse, saying Pakistan is amongst the few countries which successfully countered terrorism.

He said Pakistan is ready to share its experience and expertise with the SCO friends to deal with terrorism.

The Foreign Minister said conflict resolution is important for peace and stability in the South Asian region. He said Pakistan has given the message of peace by opening the Kartarpur Corridor for the Sikh community.

He said we have practically reinforced the Shanghai spirit through Kartarpur corridor.=DNA


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