Pakistan desirous to expand trade ties with Mexico: President Dr Alvi
ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan desires to further expand cooperation with Mexico in various areas of mutual interest including trade, investment, culture, tourism and education.
President Alvi said this while talking to the Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Mexico, Dr Aman Rashid, who called on him on Friday.
The President asked the ambassador-designate to make concerted efforts for promotion of relations with Mexico in the fields of trade, investment, culture, tourism and education. He highlighted that the government is focusing on increasing trade and investment with all countries and stressed the need to increase bilateral trade volume with Mexico.
The President also underscored the need to initiate high-level visits between the two countries which would further enhance bilateral relations. He asked the ambassador to work for the image-building of the country as well as expose the atrocities and human rights violations being committed by India in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
The President congratulated Dr Aman Rashid on his assignment as the ambassador-designate to the United Mexican States and expressed the hope that he would work to further cement bilateral ties between the two countries.
Meanwhile, President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Gwadar Port will make Pakistan a regional hub of transit trade and provide immense employment opportunities to the people of Balochistan.
Chairing a meeting on Friday, the President said that completion of the port will bring social and economic prosperity to the area.
The President said the Gwadar Port and the CPEC will promote regional connectivity and benefit South and Central Asian countries, especially Afghanistan and the Central Asian states. – TLTP