Islamabad : Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Bahraini counterpart Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Tuesday agreed to reinvigorate economic and investment relations between their countries to boost the current bilateral trade volume of $310 million.
The two sides expressed the commitment as Sheikh Khalid telephoned Shah Qureshi to congratulate him on assuming the office of foreign minister. They agreed to revive institutional mechanisms of Joint Ministerial Commission and Bilateral Political Consultations to explore fresh avenues of bilateral cooperation.
Foreign Minister Qureshi congratulated Sheikh Khaild on achieving the Tier One status on anti-human trafficking efforts and termed it as a remarkable achievement that made the entire Muslim world proud. He expressed gratitude for Bahrain’s assistance in setting up Hamad University in Islamabad and for hosting more than 100,000 Pakistani workers in Bahrain.