Foreign Secretary meeting with Foreign Minister of Pakistan, 28 September 2021

An FCDO Spokesperson said:

The Foreign Secretary met Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on his visit to London this morning.

The pair spoke about their commitment to strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries, including deepening economic links.

The Pakistan Foreign Minister and the Foreign Secretary discussed the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, and the need for the international community to work together to ensure a coordinated approach. They reaffirmed their commitment to preventing Afghanistan from becoming a safe haven for terror and providing vital humanitarian assistance for ordinary Afghans.

The foreign ministers also discussed the need for action to cut carbon emissions and protect biodiversity. They agreed to work together to achieve ambitious climate change objectives at November’s COP26 summit in Glasgow.

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