Pakistan makes Technical Assistance Program offer to Iraq

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Pakistan makes Technical Assistance Program offer to Iraq

Pakistan has offered scholarships to Iraqi students under Technical Assistance Program (PTAP), announces Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

In his tweet on Saturday, FM Qureshi said that Pakistan is pleased to have trained a number of Iraqi Diplomats under the agreement between the Foreign Service Academy Pakistan and the Foreign Services Training Institute Republic of Iraq.

“Pakistan is pleased to have trained a number of Iraqi Diplomats under the agreement between the Foreign Service Academy Pakistan and the Foreign Services Training Institute Republic of Iraq. Also, under our Technical Assistance Program (PTAP), Pakistan offers scholarships to Iraqi students,” the tweet read.

Earlier in the day, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is on a three-day official visit to Iraq link, held a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein and discussed matters related to mutual interest.

While talking to his Iraqi counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the fraternal ties between the two countries are deep-rooted in common history, religion and cultural values.

“Pakistan greatly values its relations with Iraq,” he said.

The Foreign Minister emphasized there are vast opportunities for cooperation between the two countries in the areas of trade, investment, education, technology and infrastructure development.