PM Khan urges Afghanistan to realise untapped economic synergies

By Staff Reporter
Friday – October 30, 2020
ISLAMABAD: The prime minister (PM) Imran Khan remarked, Thursday, that Pakistan and Afghanistan have untapped economic synergies and complementarities which could only be realised through cooperation in the economic and trade spheres.

According to a press release, he was in talks with the Afghan industry and commerce (IC) minister Nisar Ahmed Faizi Ghoryani, who along-with his delegation, called on PM Khan in the federal capital.

Welcoming the Afghan dignitary, the PM highlighted the close fraternal ties between the two countries.

PM Khan reiterated Pakistan’s consistent support to peace and stability in Afghanistan and emphasised the need for a negotiated political settlement.

He added that peaceful Afghanistan will be beneficial for the entire region and urged for enhancing regional connectivity with providing new opportunities for economic cooperation.

Afghan IC minister Ghoryani appreciated the positive role played by Pakistan in facilitating the Afghan peace process and desired for enhanced economic and trade ties between the two brotherly countries.

The advisor to the PM on commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood was also present.