Staff Reporter Islamabad
Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that Pakistan attaches high importance to its relations with Tajikistan based on strong historic, religious and cultural links and there is a dire need to enhance the trade and economic ties in accordance with a true potential for mutual benefit of the people in both countries.
He expressed these views during a meeting with Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan here on Thursday.
Deputy Chairman Senate Mirza Muhammad Afridi and Ambassador of Pakistan in Tajikistan Imran Haider were also present during the meeting.
Chairman Senate said that the visit of President has further strengthened our bilateral cooperation in all areas of mutual interest.
He said that the signing of landmark joint declaration and a number of agreements, MoUs in the areas of art and culture, disaster management and trade and commerce between the two countries is a welcome development.
Sanjrani appreciated the participation of high-level parliamentary delegation of Tajikistan in the 2nd General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of Economic Cooperation Organization (PAECO) in Islamabad.
Chairman Senate also felicitated the President of Tajikistan on the 30th Anniversary of Tajikistan’s Independence and 30th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan.