Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif leaves for Turkey

Tuesday 12 2017 1 month ago 66   Islamabad   Print

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Report  Web Desk : ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister (FM) Khawaja Muhammad Asif has embarked on a one-day official visit to Turkey today (Tuesday) for discussion on the new US policy regarding Afghanistan and South Asia. The foreign minister will hold meeting with Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. Bilateral ties, current regional and international developments will be on the agenda. Last week, Asif delayed his meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington. The Pakistani government also postponed the visit of Alice Wells, acting assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs, to Islamabad. During his day long visit to Tehran on Monday, Khawaja Asif called on Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani and discussed strengthening of brotherly relations between the two countries rooted in common history, culture and people to people ties and reaffirmed the mutual desire to strengthen bilateral cooperation. (01)