KUALA LUMPUR (9 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi will visit Pakistan High Commission and inaugurate a Community Service Center established for facilitation of Pakistani community in Malyasia on Sunday.
The foreign minister is in Malaysia on a two-day visit to attend Kuala Lumpur summit. He was invited to the summit by his Malaysian counterpart Saifuddin Abdullah.
During his visit, the Foreign Minister will also hold talks with Malaysian leadership, including Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. He will visit Pakistan High Commission and inaugurate a Community Center established for facilitation of Pakistani community.
FM Qureshi will also hold meetings with representatives of Pakistani business community and apprise them about investment opportunities in Pakistan.
Earlier, FM Qureshi has said that Pakistan has exclusive rights over three western rivers, in light of Indus Water Treaty, and any attempt by India to divert the flow of these rivers would be considered as provocation.
He issued the statement after presiding over an important meeting regarding Indus Water Treaty in Islamabad.
The minister said that Pakistan would be rightful in giving a befitting response if any attempt is made to divert the water flow. “The world must open their eyes in wake of provocative statements from India to deprive Pakistan of its share of water under IWT,” he said.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that harsh stance of the Modi regime and its hate driven policies are a clear threat to the peace in South Asia.
He said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing an election rally in Haryana, had threatened to stop water flowing to Pakistan. “Modi’s speech is violation of the Indus Water Treaty,” he said.
The minister said that India wants to put the peace of the region at stake.