FM Qureshi, British home secretary discuss counter-terrorism, money laundering

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APP06-17 ISLAMABAD: September 17 – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and British Interior Minister Sajid Javid in a meeting at Foreign Office. APP photo by Javed Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, Sep 17 (APP):Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid met here at the Foreign Office on Monday and discussed areas including regional security, counter-terrorism, organized crime, migration, human trafficking, money laundering and asset recovery.

Foreign Minister Qureshi stressed the need to expand Pakistan-UK cooperation and translate the existing ties into a tangible and multi-faceted strategic partnership. He appreciated DFID’s contribution towards the development of socio-economic sectors in Pakistan.

The British Home Secretary conveyed his government’s desire to support and work closely with the new government in all areas of mutual interest.

The two countries closely cooperate under the institutional framework of the Enhanced Strategic Dialogue.