Islamabad, 19 July 2023 (TDI): Last night, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Pakistan was adorned with elegance and grace as the esteemed Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, played host to a magnificent dinner in honor of the diplomatic corps.

Distinguished foreign diplomats from various countries were warmly welcomed to this prestigious event, celebrating their unwavering dedication and contributions to advancing Pakistan’s relations with their respective nations and promoting international cooperation.

In his heartfelt address to the esteemed guests, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expressed profound gratitude on behalf of the entire nation, recognizing the pivotal role of diplomats in fostering global understanding and harmony.

He emphasized diplomats’ vital role in fostering communication, trust-building, and collaboration between nations while upholding their national interests.

“Diplomats are the linchpins of peace and understanding in today’s interconnected world,” stated Foreign Minister Zardari, underscoring their indispensable role in bridging cultural and geographical divides.

Their tireless efforts in establishing meaningful connections and facilitating dialogue have significantly strengthened the bonds of friendship between nations, furthering the cause of international peace and prosperity.


During his address, Foreign Minister Zardari emphasized that professionalism in diplomacy holds greater significance than populism, ensuring that policies are driven by humanity’s best interests. He pledged to develop policies that benefit humanity as a whole, transcending local politics to maintain an unbiased and robust foreign policy.

Acknowledging the profound impact diplomats have on shaping policies and decisions, Foreign Minister Zardari praised their invaluable expertise, insights, and perspectives.

He highlighted the far-reaching implications of their work, extending beyond bilateral relations and influencing the global community’s collective efforts to tackle global challenges.

The dinner was a testament to Pakistan’s commitment to diplomacy and international cooperation. The event was attended by a large number of diplomats based in Islamabad. Later foreign minister interacted with the diplomats and had the chance to have a candid conversation.