Pakistan China and Afghanistan take a unique trilateral Initiative

Pakistan China and Afghanistan take a unique trilateral Initiative

ISLAMABAD - The graduation ceremony of 2-week long trilateral diplomatic workshop was held at the Foreign Service Academy today.

Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood was the Chief Guest of the workshop.

Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, senior officers of the Foreign Ministry and retried Ambassadors attended the ceremony.

The Federal Minister distributed the certificates among the participants.

In his address, Shafqat Mahmood said that the trilateral forum is an excellent step towards building bonds of friendship and cooperation among Pakistan, China and Afghanistan.

He also underlined the importance of diplomacy as fundamental tool to promote and strengthen relations.

Appreciating the efforts of the three governments for taking the initiative, he said that Afghan and Chinese Diplomats will always be ambassadors of Pakistan in their respective countries.

Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Pakistan Yao Jing, appreciated the efforts of the Government of Pakistan in organizing the trilateral workshop.

Besides close ties with Afghanistan, he said that China-Pakistan friendship will be getting broader and brighter in the days to come.

In vote of thanks, the diplomats from Afghanistan and China said that this workshop would create a network between three countries and help in strengthening bonds of durable relations.

They also said that the workshop was a testimony of the strong desire and commitment of the Government of Pakistan to strengthen relations within the Trilateral Framework.