Meeting of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister of Pakistan with Foreign Minister of Malaysia.

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Islamabad, Deputy Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Malaysia Dato Seri Utama Haji Mohamad Bin Haji Hasan, on the sidelines of the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development of the World Economic Forum (WEF) being held in Riyadh on 28-29 April 2024.

The two leaders reviewed the broad range of relations with a special focus on enhancing trade and investment ties and agreed to hold the next round of Joint Ministerial Commission meeting in Islamabad during the year. The two sides will study the markets and take full advantage of the opportunities offered in various sectors for tangible economic outcomes.

Regular high-level contacts provide a leadership-driven impetus to bilateral trade and investment relations. In this backdrop, The Deputy Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister of Pakistan invited the Malaysian Foreign Minister to undertake a visit to Pakistan, which was graciously accepted.

Discussing the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, the two sides emphasized the immediate cessation of hostilities and called for providing urgent humanitarian relief to Palestinians. They also underscored closer cooperation within the framework of OIC for finding a peaceful and durable solution to the Palestinian question.