Abb Takk News

FM Shah Mehmood Calls On British Counterpart

LONDON: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday called on his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt and discussed post-Pulwama-attacks situation with him.

As per details, Jeremy Hunt in a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood has denied that the British Government is unwilling to sign an agreement for the repatriation of a political prisoner with Pakistan as they fear that the agreement will be misused.

To which FM Shah Mehmood assured his British counterpart that this agreement will not be used for any political victimization and this will help Pakistan in stopping money laundering and to clear its name from FATF’s grey-list.

Jeremy Hunt has assured Pakistan that the British government will help Pakistan to get itself cleared from the FATF’s list.

Makhdoom Shah Mehmood also told the British Foreign Secretary that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) led federal government believes in across the board accountability and is committed to forming a corruption-free society.

British Foreign Secretary applauded Pakistan’s efforts in its anti-money laundering drive.

Both discussed post-Pulawama-attack situation in the meeting and FM Shah Mehmood thanked the British government for playing a mediatory role to de-escalate the tensions between the two neighbours