According to the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), the new Pakistan government’s immediate priority is to address the country’s serious economic challenges, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari told a gathering of ambassadors from friendly countries Wednesday night.
Speaking at a dinner hosted by Ambassador Munir Akram, he said that Pakistan hopes to meet those challenges through strengthening cooperation with all development partners and fraternal Islamic countries.
Among those attending the dinner were ambassadors from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Azerbaijan, Iran, Oman, Italy, Malta, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, UAE, and Kuwait.
In his remarks, the foreign minister also outlined Pakistan’s foreign policy priorities on a wide range of global and regional issues, including the situation in Afghanistan, Jammu and Kashmir, Security Council reform, the Covid-19 pandemic, the related economic downturn, climate change, price inflation, and food security.
FM Bilawal said that Pakistan looked forward to working closely with all friends and partners, including OIC countries, members of the Security Council, the European Union, the United States, China, and others on all issues of mutual concern.