Speaker of National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf Wednesday said that Ambassadors play a pivotal role in promoting and protecting the country’s interests and appointment to such a crucial position is both an honor and entails great responsibility.
He made these remarks during a courtesy call by Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Ireland Ms. Aisha Farooqui at Parliament House.
The Speaker congratulated the Ambassador on her new assignment and expressed the hope that she would play her due role in furthering bilateral and parliamentary relations between the two sides with dedication. He underscored that Ireland hosts a vast Pakistani diaspora which was contributing greatly to the progress and prosperity of both countries.
The Ambassador-designate paid gratitude to the Speaker for his kind compliments and assured him of full contribution in further strengthening parliamentary as well as bilateral relations between the two sides.