Islamabad hosted 35 global leaders in 2021

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-While Pakistani leadership made 32 foreign visits
-Foreign Ministry releases data on global exchanges

By Our Diplomatic
Correspondent

ISLAMABAD: Pursuing a vibrant foreign policy, Pakistan’s leadership including President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi collectively visited 32 countries during 2021 to enhance bilateral ties with the respective states.
The country also hosted the leaders from 35 countries which showed that 2021 was the year Pakistan’s regional and global association, according to Foreign Ministry.
During the year, Foreign Minister Qureshi held 85 bilateral meetings with counterparts from over 50 countries. The year marked the prime minister’s address to the UN Genera Assembly’s 76th session wherein he spoke about COVID-19, climate change, Islamophobia, Kashmir issue and Afghanistan situation.
He also put forward a proposal for concession in the payment of loans for the developing countries to protect them against the economic impacts of the pandemic.