Pakistan ready to work with all SCO countries for achieving common goals: Amir Muqam
PESHAWAR: Adviser to Prime Minister on Political and Public Affairs, Engineer Amir Muqam has stated that Pakistan looks forward to work with all Shanghai Cooperation Organization countries to achieve common goals.
Virtually addressing the 20th meeting of Ministers of Culture of the member states of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, he said Pakistan attaches a great importance to SCO and strongly believes that it is a unique platform to celebrate our commonalities and to work together to forge a common future marked by our rich cultural heritage.
He said we are ready to collaborate with SCO member states by launching joint initiatives, projects and programmes, ensuring effective participation of folk artists in cultural festivals and events, promoting exchange of research scholars, museum technicians as well as and art and craft experts and undertaking joint publications to focus on cultural similarities in the member state.
The Advisor said we strongly believe that cooperation in all fields of culture is crucial to promoting mutual understanding and cooperation among our member states.
Engineer Amir Muqam said that Pakistan considers that cultural relations among SCO member states are crucial for promoting mutual understanding, building bridges of friendship and strengthening our cultural ties.
He said that Pakistan supports further expansion of cultural exchange programs, organization of the cultural events and festivals and promotion of our cultural heritage among SCO member states under SCO umbrella.
He said that SCO has become an important platform for the participating countries to enhance their cultural exchanges and promote mutual understanding.
The online meeting was held in the chair of the Minister of Culture of India and also attended by Ministers of Culture of SCO Member States and delegates.