Pakistan desire to increase trade with SCO countries: FM Qureshi
BISHKEK: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday has said that Pakistan wants to enhance trade with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and also determined for the implementation of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) charter.
Speaking two-day SCO Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Bishkek, Qureshi said that there is a need for collective efforts among the SCO member countries to meet the present day challenges and to achieve sustainable development.
He said the SCO serves as an important platform for links amongst the regional countries, adding that Pakistan is determined to implement the Charter of the SCO.
Referring to the geo-strategic location of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Project will help further promote links in the region.
Condemning terrorism in all its forms, the foreign minister stressed the need for addressing root causes of the curse, saying Pakistan is amongst the few countries which successfully countered terrorism.
He said Pakistan is ready to share its experience and expertise with the SCO friends to deal with terrorism.