Foreign Minister leaves for Tokyo on three-day official visit

Foreign Minister leaves for Tokyo on three-day official visit

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi left for Tokyo today (Saturday) on a three-day official visit to Japan.

Talking to media before departure, he expressed confidence that the visit will help further strengthen bilateral, economic relations.

The Minister said several Japanese companies have successfully operating in Pakistan, and there are still many opportunities to be explored in bilateral cooperation.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan has economic partnership with Japan.

He said Japan greatly helped Pakistan in the past and it has a major role in development assistance.

The Foreign Minister said he is going to Japan at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart. However, he said, he will have opportunity to interact with the Japanese media and think-tanks.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said after the Japan visit, he will go to Beijing to participate in Belt and Road Forum to which Prime Minister Imran Khan has been invited as special guest.

He said we will be able to present our flagship program China-Pakistan Economic Corridor before the world. He said meetings will be held with the Chinese leadership during the four-day visit.