Pakistan, Malta to revive ‘Joint Technical Commission’

November 18, 2022

Pakistan and Malta have reiterated their commitment to fostering trade and economic ties and reviving the Pakistan-Malta Joint Technical Commission. The second round of online Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC) between Pakistan and the Republic of Malta has concluded. The Pakistani side was led by Kamran Akhtar, Additional Secretary (Policy Planning and Arms Control), while the Maltese side was led by Ambassador Fiona Formosa, Director-General (Political External Relations and European Affairs). 

The meeting covered the whole range of bilateral relations as well as international concerns and both sides stressed the need for deepening bilateral ties in all relevant areas. They also decided to look at potential areas of collaboration in the fields of startups, pharmaceuticals, health, and information technology. The collaboration at different international fora, particularly the United Nations and the Commonwealth, was praised by both parties. 

The Additional Secretary briefed the Maltese side on the efforts being made by Pakistan for the rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the flood-affected regions while thanking the Maltese government for its assistance to the flood victims in Pakistan. He emphasised that in order to secure climate justice, the international community must do its part. Both parties agreed to schedule bilateral political discussions regularly.

Credit : Independent News Pakistan-WealthPk