Doha, 2 May 2023 (TDI): On the sidelines of the Meeting of Senior Representatives on Afghanistan, held in Doha over a two-day period by the United Nations Security General, Pakistan’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar, met with Indonesia’s Foreign Minister, Retno Marsudi, yesterday.

During their meeting, the two officials engaged in a comprehensive review of the regional situation while focusing on Afghanistan’s ongoing developments. The primary objective of their discussions was to explore bilateral interests and address any issues that may arise due to the country’s current situation.

By examining the latest updates, Pakistan and Indonesia were able to collaborate on a range of topics that will have significant implications for the region’s stability and future.

Minister Khar emphasized the significance of the international community taking action that can assist the Afghan people.

During the meeting, the Minister of State highlighted the need for regional cooperation and support for Afghanistan in the aftermath of the US and NATO withdrawal.

The Afghan people have suffered for decades, and the international community must take solid steps to help rebuild the country and support the Afghan government in maintaining peace and stability.

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Indonesia has long-standing ties with Afghanistan and is well-positioned to play a key role in supporting the country in its transition period.

Minister Khar and Foreign Minister Marsudi also discussed various ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Indonesia in areas such as trade, commerce, and investment.

Pakistan and Indonesia share a strong desire to strengthen their economic partnership and explore new opportunities for collaboration. They agreed to explore potential avenues to increase trade and investment between the two countries and to facilitate B2B interactions to deepen business ties.

The meeting between the Minister of State and the Foreign Minister highlights the close and friendly relationship between Pakistan and Indonesia, which are two important countries in the region.

Both countries have a shared vision of peace and prosperity and are committed to working together to promote regional stability and cooperation. The meeting was an important opportunity to exchange views on various issues of mutual interest and explore ways to enhance the bilateral relationship further.

The meeting between Minister Khar and Foreign Minister Marsudi highlights the strong and growing ties between Pakistan and Indonesia and the commitment of both countries to promoting regional stability and cooperation. The two officials agreed to work together to enhance bilateral cooperation in various areas, including trade, commerce, and investment, and to explore new avenues for collaboration.