ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizada met President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Tuesday, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.
The Ambassador handed over the letter of invitation to President Arif Alvi from President of the Republic of Azerbaijan HE Mr. Ilham Aliyev to visit Azerbaijan at his convenience.
President Arif Alvi, while conveying his thanks to his Azerbaijan’s Counterpart Ilham Aliyev for the invitation, said that Pakistan attached great value to its cordial and fraternal relations with Azerbaijan. The bilateral relations were rooted in shared faith, culture, and heritage, he added.
While appreciating the Azerbaijan’s support to Pakistan on Jammu and Kashmir, the president said that Pakistan was desirous of further strengthening its existing excellent bilateral relations for the benefit of the people of both the Countries.
Dr Arif Alvi underlined that the present state of bilateral economic cooperation was not commensurate with the true trade potential and emphasized the need to enhance the volume of bilateral trade and to explore possibilities of investment in energy and tourism sectors.
The Azerbaijan’s Ambassador Ali Alizada showed keen interest in investment in various sectors of Pakistan’s economy and appreciated the investment-friendly policies of Pakistan.