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*Pakistan’s Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Syed Ali Asad Gillani called on President Dr Arif Alvi*

 

Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need

for further strengthening the existing bilateral relations with Uzbekistan in all areas

of mutual interests, including political, trade, economic and cultural fields. He said

it was essential to build political, economic and cultural relations with Uzbekistan

and interacts closely on issues of bilateral importance, regional developments and

international cooperation, especially through exchange of high level visits,

parliamentary exchanges and ministerial interactions. He stated this while talking

to Pakistan’s Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Syed Ali Asad Gillani, who called on

him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today.

The President asked the Ambassador to work for promotion of trade and economic

relations between the two countries. He emphasized the need to diversify

Pakistan’s exports to Uzbekistan by including manufactured goods, finished

products, pharmaceuticals and services etc. He also asked the Ambassador to work

for promotion of tourism in Pakistan as well as strengthening cultural linkages

between the two sides. He highlighted that parliamentary cooperation was highly

essential to further deepen bilateral relations and stressed the need for promoting

parliamentary exchanges between the two countries.