- Shah Mehmood Qureshi believes that Pakistan and Biden have a lot in common.
- The Foreign Minister said that Pakistan could not be ignored by any US administration.
- FM Qureshi says Pakistan intends to work with the incoming administration
ISLAMABAD: Just hours after Joe Biden became the 46th US President, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi believes that the incoming administration will help Pakistan in providing aid to the people of occupied Kashmir.
“There is a silver lining here that is the administration’s clear view on human rights,” said Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Geo Pakistan And noting that the human rights situation in occupied Kashmir has further “deteriorated”.
The foreign minister said Pakistan expected the incoming administration to help Islamabad provide “aid” to Kashmiris from the Indian military siege.
Pakistan cannot be ignored
The Foreign Minister said that a new world is being created out of which new priorities are emerging. He added that Pakistan and the incoming US administration have a lot in common.
The challenges will be there. I’m not saying they won’t be there. We will have to face the facts, but I am sure that Pakistan has a lot to offer, ”Qureshi added, adding that Pakistan is an important country in the region.
“Pakistan cannot be ignored and I think no administration will ignore Pakistan,” Qureshi said.
‘Pakistan intends to join new administration’
In response to a question about what Pakistan expects, Qureshi said that the people nominated by President-elect Biden are the ones who know about Pakistan. He also said he had the opportunity to work with Democrats when they were in power.
“They understand the region very well,” Qureshi said.
The foreign minister told the hosts that Biden was a “respected” member of the Foreign Relations Committee as a senator.
Qureshi said, “He has a very clear view on Pakistan and South Asia. He also said that Pakistan and the United States have an interest in Afghanistan.
“There are many areas where the Imran Khan government and the Biden government have a common interest,” said a senior Pakistani diplomat. He cited examples of climate change and the CoAX initiative.