Pakistan and UK decide to enhance bilateral cooperation in counter terrorism, regional security

Pakistan and UK decide to enhance bilateral cooperation in counter terrorism, regional security
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ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and the United Kingdom Foreign Ministers had a telephone contact on Thursday.

Both agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation, particularly in the spheres of regional security, counter-terrorism, organized crime, money-laundering and asset recovery.

The understanding came during telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt today (Tuesday).

The two sides also agreed to hold the 4th round of Pakistan-UK Enhanced Strategic Dialogue in the first quarter of 2019 in London.

They also expressed satisfaction at the finalization of Protocol on Transfer of Prisoners between Pakistan and UK , which would be signed shortly.

The Foreign Minister appreciated the expanded bilateral cooperation and stressed that the United Kingdom is an important trade and investment partner of Pakistan.

Foreign Policy