Multan: On Sunday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi ruled out that anyone could fix country’s economy on war footings not even the Finance Minister Asad Umar.
“If toppling the government was the only solution no government would have managed to complete its term in the homeland since its inception,” said the foreign minister.
Mr. Qureshi who was speaking to reporters in his hometown, said “This government is all set to complete its constitutional term and is steering the country into right direction.”
The government is successfully achieving its targets at the foreign fronts which would in the long run pave the way for foreign investment which would in return strengthen country’s economy, Mr. Qureshi added in a positive tone.
The veteran parliamentarian said the present government is committed and it would leave no stone unturned for rooting out the menace of terrorism from the motherland. “Our heart sinks when we see that innocent people were killed in Quetta. We have to thoroughly investigate that is this the case of sectarianism or some foreign powers were behind this incident,” said Mr. Qureshi.
He further said that unlike India we will not speak before properly investigating the matter. To a question regarding Afghan peace process. Mr. Qureshi replied Pakistan is a peaceful country which wants peace in the region and is making an effort for ensuring peace in the region by facilitating the peace process.
“We prefer not to interfere in the internal matters of Afghanistan. The next meeting is scheduled to take place in Doha and we are hopeful that it would bring positive results,” the foreign minister added.
Mr. Qureshi shared the news with reporters that in the coming days Pakistan is all set to hold important interactions with China, Japan and Iran.
“The opening ceremony of Belt and Road Forum in China will be attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan as chief guest and he will also speak at the forum,” the foreign minister informed the press adding that important meetings of the prime minister with Chinese leadership is also on the cards.