Islamabad, March 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua had a telephone conversation today with Minister of State of Ethiopia Markos TekleRike. They discussed bilateral relations and the regional situation. Foreign Secretary emphasized that relationship between both countries was deeply rooted in history and both sides had been maintained friendship and cooperation over the past decades.
They agreed on further expanding bilateral economic, trade and commercial relations. Foreign Secretary briefed State Minister Markos TekleRike on the regional situation and Pakistan’s overture for peace and de-escalation of tensions in the region. Foreign Secretary conveyed condolences on the tragic air crash of the Ethiopian airline plane and the loss of precious lives. The Ethiopian Minister of State thanked the Foreign Secretary for this gesture of support and solidarity with Ethiopia.
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