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Saint Lucia, Pakistan Formalise Diplomatic Relations


On Tuesday, Saint Lucia and Pakistan formalised diplomatic relations during a ceremony at the Pakistan Mission in New York.

Ambassador Menissa Rambally, the permanent representative of Saint Lucia to the U.N., and her Pakistan counterpart, Ambassador Munir Akram, signed the joint communique on behalf of their countries.

“We are delighted to be here today. This, for us, is very special,” Ambassador Rambally stated.

Rambally observed that although the two countries were formalising relations, Saint Lucia has always had a wonderful relationship with the people of Pakistan.

“I think one of the greatest examples of that is through our cricket,” she observed.

In this regard, Rambally noted that former West Indies cricketer Saint Lucian Daren Sammy is an honorary Pakistani citizen.

For his part, Ambassador Akram spoke about the shared love of cricket between Pakistan and Saint Lucia.

The Pakistan diplomat also stated that his country and Saint Lucia had been cooperating at multilateral forums, including the Commonwealth.

Akram asserted that establishing formal relations would serve as the basis for expanding bilateral ties.

He believed formal diplomatic relations would open avenues for mutually beneficial trade, commerce, political cooperation, and tourism relationships.

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  1. About 70% o the parliamentarians in Pakistan are under investigation for corruption. Match made in heaven.

  2. @Not a hack – known to be more like 90% and India is worse. Wait till they start buying St. Lucia Passports & Citizenship; India and Nigeria next. Who are these people picked as Ambassadors to St. Lucia, Schooling, qualifications, what University and where? watch every word Akram speak; watch the Target he has expressed.

  3. Not a hack, you just made my day. What exactly is Saint Lucia benefiting from Pakistan? I guess that they are going to teach some of the already greedy CIP officials to be more corrupt, and to give them citizenship at a bargaine prize. Oh! my poor, sweet little island.


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