Pakistan-Kazakhstan bilateral talks to be held in Islamabad on February 27-28

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The 9th Session of Pakistan-Kazakhstan Inter-governmental Joint Commission (IJC) will take place in Islamabad on February 27-28, 2020.

The IJC Session will be followed by the Inaugural Round of Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC) between Pakistan and Kazakhstan on February 28, 2020.

The Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood will lead the Pakistan side whereas the First Deputy Foreign Minister Shakhrat Nuryshev will head the Kazakhstan delegation.

Pakistan and Kazakhstan enjoy close, friendly ties marked by trust and understanding. The bilateral collaboration in different sectors has been growing steadily.

The IJC and BPC are important mechanisms designed to contribute to enhanced cooperation on the bilateral and regional planes.

The deliberations will focus on bilateral engagement on trade and investment, cooperation in energy, agriculture, health, education, science and technology, tourism, sports, transport and industrial sectors and people-to-people contacts.

Besides bilateral matters, the two sides will exchange views on key regional and international issues.

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