President asks envoy to foster commercial links with Bangladesh

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – March 17, 2021
ISLAMABAD: The president Arif Alvi underscored, Tuesday, the need for improving commercial and cultural relations with Bangladesh.

According to a press release, he made these remarks while talking to Pakistan’s high commissioner to Bangladesh, Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, who called on him, at the presidential palace.

President Alvi said that Pakistan highly values its ties with Bangladesh and wanted to further expand cooperation by using the existing bilateral mechanisms, including political consultations at foreign secretary level and joint economic commission (JEC).

He asked the high commissioner to work for improving bilateral ties between the two countries.

President Alvi underscored the need to enhance commercial relations, business-to-business cooperation and people-to-people contacts for the mutual benefit of the two countries.

He urged the need to enhance bilateral cultural and political exchanges as well as increase cooperation in the field of sports to further cement cooperation between the two sides.