African envoys vow to enhance relations with Pakistan



The African envoys in Pakistan have shown their resolve to further strengthen relations with Pakistan and deepen collaborations in diverse fields including politics, economy, and people-to-people exchanges.

They were speaking at an in-house session of the Mission of African Countries organized by the Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East and Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) here on Friday.

During the session, areas of mutual cooperation were identified, including prospects for increased trade and investment as well as opportunities in the wake of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Director General ISSI Ambassador Sohail Mahmood shared a historical perspective on Pakistan-Africa relations and highlighted the main contours of Pakistan’s ‘Engage Africa’ policy.—APP