ISLAMABAD: Acting Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi and Chinese Foreign Minister Qin will arrive in Islamabad today for the 5th China-Pakistan-Afghanistan Trilateral Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue, according to ARY News, citing the Foreign Office.
The interim Afghan foreign minister will lead a high-level delegation that will include the acting Afghan Minister of Commerce and Industry, Haji Nooruddin Azizi, as well as senior officials from the Afghan Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Transport, and Trade.
“The Acting Afghan Foreign Minister’s visit is a continuation of Pakistan’s political engagement process with Afghanistan,” the Foreign Office stated. It went on to say that Pakistan was determined to engage in practical ways with the Afghan administration.
During the visit, the two sides would go through the entire scope of Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral relations in the political, economic, trade, connectivity, peace and security, and education areas.
On May 6, the 5th China-Pakistan-Afghanistan Trilateral Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue will take place. According to the Foreign Office, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang will also attend the conference.
The fourth edition of the Pakistan-China Strategic Dialogue will be co-chaired by Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and State Councilor Qin Gang.
During his visit, Foreign Minister Qin will meet with Pakistan’s leaders and co-chair the fourth strategic conversation between China and Pakistan’s foreign ministers with Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
The third round of the Pakistan-China Strategic Dialogue took place in Chengdu, China, in July 2021.