Ministry of Industries & Production

Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister of Yemen H.E. Mr. Abdul Malik Abdul Jalil Al-Mekhlafi called on Federal Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi

 Islamabad: March 14, 2017

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Mr. Abdul Malik Abdul Jalil Al Mekhlafi, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Yemen called on Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi on 14 March 2017. Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi underlined the close coordination Pakistan and Yemen have maintained at the bilateral and multilateral levels in various areas. He added that Pakistan has always supported the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Yemen and would continue to extend all possible assistance for restoration of complete peace and stability in the country.

Mr. Mekhlafi thanked the Minister for Industries and Production for Pakistan’s continued political support and economic assistance to Yemen. He also briefed the Minister about the current situation in Yemen, the efforts by the Government of Yemen to pursue the path of peace and reconciliation rather than conflict, as well as the success achieved so far in subduing the threat posed by terrorist networks in the country. Issues related to serious humanitarian situation in Yemen, suffering from serious food shortages anywhere in the world, was also discussed. He also highlighted the efforts being undertaken by the Government to address the multiple securities, political and economic challenges confronting Yemen.

Bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Yemen in various areas was also reviewed. Both sides noted that over 300 Yemeni students studying in various Universities in Pakistan under the Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme provide a strong bond to further strengthen friendship between the two countries.