ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that Pakistan would like Kazakhstan to use its road-links and ports for trade including the Gwadar Port.
Talking to the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kistafin in Islamabad on Wednesday, the minister said that Kazakhstan’s trade could greatly benefit from these facilities.
The defence minister said that Pakistan values it’s close friendly relations with Kazakhstan which are based on immense mutual goodwill and understanding to bring the two Countries further close to each other.
Khawaja Asif highlighted that Kazakhstan because of its geographic location and its abundant resources, is a key Central Asian State and also an important player on the international stage as well.
The visiting dignitary acknowledged the existing scope and scale of cooperation and desired further cooperation and collaboration in the field of defence.