Pakistan MFA: Azerbaijan is a key country of the South Caucasus and our long-standing friend
- 12 January 2021
The Foreign Ministers of Pakistan and Azerbaijan will discuss expanding cooperation opportunities in the fields of oil and gas, agriculture, railway, and education, according to the information disseminated by Pakistani MFA, APA reports.
"On the invitation of Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov, will be visiting Islamabad on 13-14 January 2021. This will be the first bilateral visit from Azerbaijan at the Foreign Minister level, since 2010.
The two Foreign Ministers will hold delegation-level talks and review the entire spectrum of bilateral relations. At the start of the new year, the visit will provide an opportunity to explore ways and means to deepen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.
Apart from reaffirming the excellent political relations, the two Foreign Ministers will discuss possibilities for enhanced collaboration in the fields of oil and gas, agriculture, railways, and education.
Azerbaijan is a key country of the South Caucasus region and Pakistan’s long-standing friend and partner. The two countries are bound by an exemplary relationship anchored on common historic, religious, and cultural links.
Both countries have been closely collaborating on issues of mutual interest at regional and international fora.
Azerbaijan in its capacity as the member of OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir has been steadfastly supporting the just and legitimate cause of the Kashmiri people," said the Pakistani Ministry.
According to the report, Minister Jeyhun Bayramov will meet with a number of high-ranking officials.
A meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan, Turkey, and Azerbaijan will be held in Islamabad tomorrow.