FM departs for Egypt, says it’s a gateway to Africa for trade

News Desk

The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that there are vast opportunities of economic cooperation between Pakaistan and Egypt.

According to media reports, the Foreign Minister has made these remarks in video message on Tuesday before he left for Egypt on a two-day visit on the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that he will hold talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry on the entire spectrum of bilateral relations.

The Foreign Minister further noted that Egypt is an important country of Muslim Ummah and is called the gateway to Africa. Promoting trade relations with Africa is a priority of the government, he said.

Qureshi also intends to visit Jamia Al Azhar during his stay to Egypt. He said that our desire is to take advantage from their experiences in the field of education.
“I will also meet the business community in Egypt,” he added.