ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Foreign ministers of Pakistan and Thailand agreed to boost bilateral ties and strengthen co-operation against terrorists, local media reported Friday.
Bangkok will host a third meeting on fighting terrorism by the end of this month, Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul announced after meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad on Thursday.
The Pak Tribune/Pakistan News Service said talks also focused on trade and commerce.
"The two sides expressed satisfaction at the current volume of bilateral trade which had crossed the $1 billion mark," read a statement issued after the meeting. "They looked forward to the visit of the Thai commerce minister to Pakistan in February for the inaugural session of the Joint Trade Committee," a stepping stone to negotiations for a free-trade agreement.