PM Imran Khan grills foreign office over performance of Pakistani missions and embassies across the World

PM Imran Khan grills foreign office over performance of Pakistani missions and embassies across the World
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday has grilled the Foreign Office and asked to enhance performance of Pakistani missions and embassies across the World.

He asserted there will be no compromise on Pakistan's national interests.

The premier while chairing a meeting at the Foreign Office also issued policy guidelines to officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

PM Imran directed that performance of Pakistani missions abroad should be improved.

"A positive image of Pakistan should be promoted on a global level," the premier urged during the meeting which was attended by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and other officials.

During the meeting which lasted 1 hour and 45 minutes, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua briefed the attendees on Pakistan’s stance on regional and foreign issues.

The premier was briefed on the situation in occupied Kashmir as well as Pakistan's relations with India.

"The prime minister was also taken into confidence regarding relations with Afghanistan, China, Iran and the United States," they added.

The sources continued, "He was also briefed on the Kulbashan Jadhav case which will be heard in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in February."

Further, sources said, "An effective foreign policy will be drafted in line with the prime minister's guidelines and vision."

Sources added, "Foreign Minister Qureshi will address a press conference in the evening to brief the nation regarding decisions taken during PM Imran's FO briefing."

Foreign Policy