FM of Italy due today for two-day visit of Pakistan: FO

ISLAMABAD (PEN) – Foreign Minister of Italy, Luigi Di Maio, will reach Pakistan for two-day visit today (Monday) to hold talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, a Foreign Office statement said.

During talks between the two Foreign Ministers, 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, the statement stressed.