Munich, 18 February 2023 (TDI): A high-level delegation from Pakistan under the leadership of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is present in Germany to attend the three-day Munich Security Conference 2023.

Foreign Minister was received by the Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany Muhammad Faisal upon his arrival at Munich. During his visit, Bilawal will participate in several events and hold bilateral meetings with Foreign Ministers from around the world.

Notably, the 59th Munich Security Conference (MSC) is taking place from February 17 to 19, 2023, at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich.

This year, the conference brought together representatives from 96 countries with an aim to analyze and propose solutions to the main defense and security challenges.

The prominent participants include United States (US) Vice President; Kamala Harris, French President; Emmanuel Macron, and British Prime Minister; Rishi Sunak.

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Ukrainian President; Volodymyr Zelenskyy, European Commission President; Ursula von der Leyen, and International Monetary Fund Managing Director; Kristalina Georgieva are also participating.

Meeting with the Foreign Minister of Germany

Bilawal held a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Germany, Annalena Baerbock on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference-2023.

During the meeting, the officials agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between both countries in the areas of energy, trade, skilled manpower, food security, and climate change.

Bilawal also expressed gratitude to the people and government of Germany for their timely support for the flood-affected people of Pakistan.

Meeting with the Foreign Minister of Kuwait

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also met with Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the sidelines of the MSC.

The two officials agreed to expand bilateral cooperation, especially in the area of the economy. They also exchanged views about celebrations to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Kuwait.

About Munich Security Conference

The Munich Security Conference (MSC) is an annual conference on international security policy held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, since 1963.

Over the past four decades, MSC has become the most important independent forum for the exchange of views by international security policy decision-makers.

Each year it brings together about 350 senior figures from more than 70 countries around the world to engage in an intensive debate on current and future security challenges.

The list of attendees includes heads of state, governments and international organizations, ministers, members of parliament, high-ranking representatives of armed forces, science, and civil society, as well as business and media.