Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday said that Pakistan looks forward to fostering public-private partnerships with Google.
The foreign minister shared his opinions with Scott Beaumont, the president of Google for Asia-Pacific, during a conversation they had in Davos before to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 53rd annual conference.
The two talked about just how Pakistan’s digital economy, population, and technical support for weather forecasting may be increased.
In a tweet, Bilawal said that he was “happy to meet Scott Beaumont” and shared images from their meeting.
On the sidelines of the WEF conference, the foreign minister also met the Foreign Minister of Slovenia, Tanja Fajon, and thanked her for Slovenia’s “support and solidarity” post the floods in Pakistan last year.
The two also “discussed ways to further augment bilateral relations and exchanged views on contemporary regional and global issues of mutual interest”.
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Further, Bilawal met South African Foreign Minister Dr. Naledi Pandor and had a “good exchange on global issues of mutual interest”. He thanked Dr Pandor for South Africa’s “support and solidarity post floods”.
In a tweet, FM Bilawal said that the two countries “enjoy longstanding strong relations at all levels” and had resolved to further deepen ties, especially through trade and investment.
On the sidelines of the WEF conference, the foreign minister also spoke with Olena Zelensky, the first lady of Ukraine. He offered his condolences to the families of the victims of the “tragic helicopter tragedy that resulted in the loss of life” and sent his condolences to them.
FM Bilawal is representing Pakistan at the WEF annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, together with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar.
Political and corporate executives, chiefs of international organizations, and prominent members of the media and civil society are among the dignitaries present at the summit.