Pak, Australia can explore cooperation in agriculture, water management


Deputy Chairman Senate, Mirza Muhammad Afridi on Monday met a delegation led by the Member of the Legislative Council (MCL) of New South Wales of Sydney, Australia, Shaoquett Chaher Moselmane comprising of ten Charity-cum Business Community members here at the Parliament House.

During the meeting, Shaoquett Chaher Moselmane said that the trade volume between Pakistan and Australia is under 2 billion dollars which need to be elevated given the size of the Pakistani Community. The Deputy Chairman Senate, Mirza Muhammad Afridi underlined that the existing cordial ties between the two countries need to be enhanced further as the vast potential exists for enriching bilateral cooperation in politics, trade and economy, agriculture, technical education and vocational training science & technology and sports.

The Deputy Chairman asserted that efforts should be made to reduce the trade deficit between the two countries. “Business Communities and TDAP should be sent to Australia for showcasing expo’s which will accelerate the Business activities. The Deputy Chairman Mirza Muhammad Afridi apprised the delegation that Gwadar will be a game-changer in the entire region and we are inviting countries to invest in Gwadar.

He underscored that opening the central Asia gateway and making transportation operational will pave way to

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