Italy’s FM in Pakistan for talks

Islamabad: Foreign Minister of Italy, Luigi Di Maio, arrived in Pakistan on Sunday night on a two-day visit.

During talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, views will be exchanged on the latest developments in Afghanistan. Matters pertaining to bilateral relations will also be part of the parleys.

Pakistan and Italy enjoy cordial relations, bilaterally as well as in the context of EU and multilateral fora. The two sides closely coordinate on the issue of the UN Security Council reforms. Italy is home to one of the largest Pakistani diasporas in Europe.

​The visit of Foreign Minister Maio will add further momentum to the close cooperation between the two countries to strengthen mutual coordination on regional and international issues.