PM Imran Khan address at the concluding session of the African Ambassadors Conference in Islamabad

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PM Imran Khan address at the concluding session of the African Ambassadors Conference in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed resolve to extend all possible cooperation in strengthening institutions, including the judiciary.

He was addressing the concluding session of the Envoys' Conference titled Engage Africa in Islamabad today (Thursday).

The Prime Minister said foes of the country were expecting a clash between institutions in Pakistan, but they should know that the harmony that institutions enjoying today is unprecedented.

He said Pakistan's democracy has become mature, where institutions do not clash with one another. He said his party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, has a history of twenty-three years' struggle for independence of the judiciary. He said today anti-Pakistan forces get defeated.

Regarding better engagement with the African countries, the Prime Minister said it is time to concentrate our focus on this region and our mission should utilize its full potential to bring investment and remittances to Pakistan and enhance exports.

He said in past we neglected the African continent, which reflects our mindset. He said now things have changed and PTI-led government is pursuing an independent foreign policy in the best interest of Pakistan.

He emphasized on improving performance of the press attaches abroad for better communication to ensure better understanding between Pakistan and other countries. He said government believes in meritocracy without which no society can progress.

He said the government has appointed an outstanding diplomat Munir Akram to represent Pakistan in the United Nations.

Imran Khan said now Pakistan is playing a role of reconciliation among various countries like in Afghanistan. He said we have better relations with all countries, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Malaysia.