South Asia is a region of great strategic and economic importance. During his trip to Pakistan, India and Afghanistan over the course of several days, Minister of State Niels Annen emphasised that Germany intends to further intensify its cooperation with key partner countries in the region.
Germany and Pakistan enjoy close and diverse relations. Germany is represented in Pakistan by an embassy in the capital, Islamabad, and a consulate general in the country’s business hub,…
Pakistan’s development has a major impact on the entire region and this will be Foreign Minister Maas’ focus in Islamabad.
A telemedicine project in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan is helping injured people in remote areas and aims to reduce tensions between the two countries.
On 12 December, an international conference was held in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat to mark 20 years of neutrality of the Central Asian country. Andreas Peschke represented Germany at the conference.