Pakistan envisages “Engage Africa Policy” to strengthen ties with African countries: Sanjrani

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ISLAMABAD:   Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani says Pakistan has envisaged renewed “Engage Africa Policy” to strengthen its ties with all African countries by increasing its diplomatic missions in the countries.
In a meeting with Mohamed Ali Houmed Acting Chairman African Union Parliament and President Djibouti National Parliament in Islamabad, he said the exchange of parliamentary delegations will steer the agenda for enhanced economic, political and defence cooperation not only between the Pakistan and Djibouti but also with other African countries.
The Chairman Senate hoped the visit will strengthen existing foundation of strong brotherly relations between Pakistan and Djibouti and open new vistas of diplomatic, parliamentary and economic cooperation with the African region.
He said Pakistan enjoyed great respect among the comity of African nations due to its constructive role as an important player of “UN Peacekeeping Operations” in Africa.
The Chairman Senate apprised about the recent volatile situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir following the unconstitutional, illegal and unilateral actions of India to alter its disputed status in contravention of the international laws and United Nations Security Council resolutions which has become a grave humanitarian crisis.