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Pakistan, Qatar agree to further strengthen cultural ties

Pakistan and Qatar have agreed to further strengthen cultural ties.

This understanding reached during a meeting between Caretaker Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture Jamal Shah with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Abdulrehman bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani on the sidelines of the 12th Conference of the Culture Ministers of Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization of OIC held in Doha, Qatar.

They emphasized the importance of advancing negotiations on the proposed Pakistan and Qatar cultural exchanges. They discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and cultural issues of mutual interest.

In his speech during two days conference, Jamal Shah said ICESCO should create special opportunities for their craftsmen, musicians, writers and film makers where they can showcase their works with Islamic countries and rest of the world to represent aspirations of their people.

The Minister also met with the DG ICESCO and the Culture Minister of Palestine and focused on cultural exchanges and strengthening relations.

Jamal Shah also met with the Iranian and Somalian Counterparts and discussed areas of cooperation and the need for increasing cultural exchanges and strengthening relations.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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