President Alvi welcomes new ambassadors

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – November 4, 2020
ISLAMABAD: Congratulating the newly appointed residents ambassadors-designates/high-commissioners-designates to Pakistan, the president Arif Alvi expressed, Tuesday, the hope that bilateral relations of their respective countries with Pakistan will further expand in the areas of economy, culture, trade and investment.

According to a press release, the residents ambassadors-designates of China, Afghanistan, Indonesia and residents high commissioners-designates of Bangladesh and Maldives presented their credentials to president Alvi in a credentials ceremony, in the federal capital.

While talking to the ambassadors/high commissioners, the president said that Pakistan wanted to further strengthen and enhance economic, trade and political relations with friendly countries.

He briefed the envoys about the steps taken by Pakistan to contain the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus).

President Alvi said that the pandemic was the greatest challenge and that the global community needs to make collective efforts to contain the disease.

He highlighted the gross human rights’ violations being committed by the Indian security forces against the people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

President Alvi said that India had transformed the entire occupied valley into world’s largest open-air prison, urged the international community to take note of atrocities being perpetrated by the Indian security forces against Muslims and other minority groups.

The ambassador-designate of China Nong Rong, ambassador-designate of Afghanistan Najibullah Alikhil, ambassador-designate of Indonesia Adam Mulawarman Tugio, high commissioner-designate of Bangladesh Ruhul Alam Siddique and high commissioner-designate of Maldives Farzana Zahir presented their credentials to the president, after-which the residents ambassadors/high commissioners made separate calls on the president.