Pak-Azerbaijan ties reviewed

ISLAMABAD: The Ambassador of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ali Alizada called on Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Finance Minister.

The Finance Minister informed the Ambassador that Pakistan value relationship with Azerbaijan. Both countries have love and affection for each other. He appreciated the hospitality and warmth of the people and President of Azerbaijan during his visit last year. The Minister said that Pakistan wants to expand relations with Azerbaijan in the field of defence and energy. He said the volume of trade can go up manifold. The Minister expressed satisfaction over the ongoing negotiations between two countries especially in the field of energy and bilateral trade.

The Ambassador said Pakistan is a strong and important country. Azerbaijan gives importance to relationship with Pakistan. The Ambassador said that Azerbaijan is interested in textile import, and energy projects, with Pakistan.

The Finance Minister assured facilitation and cooperation for the trade. The Ambassador also appreciated Pakistan’s supportive role at multilateral fore. The meeting was attended by senior officers of Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs Division. PR