Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with Omani Foreign Minister Yousuf Bin Alawi bin Abdullah, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly today, in New York.
The Foreign Minister highlighted the great significance attached by Pakistan to its relations with Oman. He expressed satisfaction at regular interactions between the two Parliaments and other frameworks, which form the basis of a robust relationship between the two countries. Both sides agreed to early holding of the next round of Joint Ministerial Commission. The Foreign Minister especially referred to the 272,000 strong Pakistani community, which serves as the strongest bridge between the two nations. He offered services of our skilled and semi-skilled manpower to meet Oman's future manpower needs.
Both sides emphasized the need to enhance the existing volume of bilateral trade which is much below the actual potential of the two countries. It was agreed to increase frequent B2B interaction/ people to people contacts/ joint ventures in areas of large-scale manufacturing
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of Pakistan