The National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf on Tuesday emphasized the need to explore immense economic potential between Pakistan and Kazakhstan.
The Speaker shared the remarks in a meeting with Ambassador of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kistafin who called on him . The matters related to enhancing trade, relaxing visa policy, expanding parliamentary cooperation and support for National Assembly call for global funds through Inter-Parliamentary Union to combat climate catastrophe were discussed in the meeting.
Speaker while welcoming Ambassador remarked that Pakistan attaches great significance to its ties with Kazakhstan, a key Central Asian country which share mutual vision of regional cooperation. He mentioned that Pak-Kazakh Friendship Group in NA is actively working to expand relations between parliaments of both the countries.
He added that business communities of both countries should promote trade and investment by exploring investment opportunities to further improve trade relations.
He added that letter & resolution on the same had been sent to Chairman with a request to support Pakistan’s stance in forthcoming conference. He also shared letter and resolution with Ambassador. Ambassador while appreciating Speaker for warm reception expressed solidarity for flood affectees and shared condolence letter on the same from Chair of the Mazhilis.
He appreciated friendly ties between two nations and assured of future collaboration in diverse sectors.