Three-day conference of Pakistani envoys begins in islamabad


ISLAMABAD: A three-day conference of Pakistani envoys began on Monday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad.

According to the media reports, nine Pakistani envoys in UN, India, US, Moscow, China, EU, Afghanistan, Austria and Geneva were attending the meeting.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will express his vision for global and regional peace at the conference.

Nawaz Sharif will highlight the immense potential of CPEC projects in terms of investment opportunities as well as decreasing unemployment and poverty.

The Envoys’ Conference is a regular feature in which Pakistan’s representatives in various regions brief the government on important developments in their respective areas of accreditation, and challenges and opportunities arising out of such developments, stated the FO’s press release.

The envoys also present their recommendations towards existing foreign policy with a view to review, adapt and recalibrate policy in accordance with the prevalent strategic, political and economic trends. Last year’s Envoys’ Conference had focused on connectivity, and regional issues and developments.

The envoys who have been invited are Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi (UN New York), Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani (Washington DC), Ambassador Masood Khalid (Beijing), High Commissioner Abdul Basit (New Delhi), Ambassador Ayesha Riyaz (Vienna), Ambassador Naghmana Hashmi (Brussels / EU), Ambassador Abrar Hussain (Afghanistan), Ambassador Tehmina Janjua (UN/Geneva) and Ambassador Qazi M. Khalilullah (Moscow).

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