Caretaker Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture Jamal Shah discussed the cultural ties with his Qatari Counterpart Sheikh Abdul Rehman bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani on the sidelines of the 12th Conference of the Culture Ministers of Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization of OIC held in Doha, Qatar.
According to the media reports, during the meeting between Caretaker Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture Jamal Shah with his Qatari Counterpart Sheikh Abdul Rehman bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, both sides agreed to further strengthen cultural ties between Pakistan and Qatar.
Both leaders emphasized the importance of advancing negotiations on the proposed Pakistan and Qatar cultural exchanges. They discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and cultural issues of mutual interest.
In his speech during the two-day conference, Culture Minister Jamal Shah said ICESCO should create special opportunities for their craftsmen, musicians, writers, and filmmakers where they can showcase their works with Islamic countries and the rest of the world to represent the aspirations of their people.
The caretaker Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture also met with the DG ICESCO and the Culture Minister of Palestine and focused on cultural exchanges and strengthening relations. He also met with the Iranian and Somalian Counterparts and discussed areas of cooperation and the need for increasing cultural exchanges and strengthening relations.