TASHKENT, Uzbekistan: The Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Tileuberdi Mukhtar on the sidelines of Council of Foreign Minister of SCO in Uzbekistan’s Capital Tashkent on Friday.
During the meeting, the two ministers expressed satisfaction at the close and fraternal relations between Pakistan and Kazakhstan and exchanged views on the regional situation.
Bilawal Bhutto reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to enhance constructive and wide-ranging engagement with Central Asia as part of its “Vision Central Asia” Policy. He reiterated Pakistan’s resolve to advance cooperation with Kazakhstan in diverse fields including in the trade and investment, energy, connectivity, security and cultural domains.
The foreign minister underscored the importance of unlocking the immense potential to boost trade and investment between the two Countries.
The foreign minister also underlined Pakistan’s desire to act as a regional trade hub by providing the shortest and most economical transit route to its seaports to landlocked Central Asian Republics.