*Pakistan highly valued its ties with Bangladesh, Dr. Alvi*
Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need for improving commercial and cultural relations with Bangladesh. He said that Pakistan highly valued 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. He made these remarks while talking to the Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Mr Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, who called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr.
The President asked the High Commissioner to work for improving bilateral ties between the two countries. He 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.