Muscat, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister of Foreign Affairs

of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, stressed the important role played by the Sultanate

under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said at the regional and

international levels to promote security and stability on the one hand and promote dialogue

and understanding among all parties on the other hand.

The Foreign Affairs Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in an exclusive interview

with Oman News Agency (ONA) praised the Omani-Pakistani relations, describing them as

historical relations, pointing out that the purpose of his visit to the Sultanate is to promote

and develop these relations and push them to wider perspectives.

He explained that during his visit to the Sultanate, the regional and international situations of

mutual interest were discussed with the Omani side and visions were unified to reach a

common understanding of the challenges facing the region, whether in the Gulf, the

situation in Yemen, Syria or in Afghanistan, and the role of all countries to make more efforts

to achieve solutions to all thorny issues and enhance security and stability in the region.

Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of

Pakistan said that his visit to the Sultanate and his meetings with Omani officials will

contribute to a common bilateral understanding of various issues at the regional and

international levels. He pointed out that there are many investment potentials and

opportunities available in both countries, which require that the two sides should make more

efforts to promote and develop economic and trade relations, which in turn will contribute to

raising the volume of trade exchange between the two friendly countries.

Source: Oman News Agency