ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has called for increasing cooperation with all friendly Countries in the areas of trade, economy, culture and defence.
While talking to the Residents Ambassadors-designates of Republic of Uzbekistan, Republic of Cuba, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Republic of Bulgaria and Argentina who made separate calls on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Monday, the president emphasized the need for enhanced engagements with the friendly Cuntries at political, economic and cultural levels to further expand cooperation with them for the mutual benefits.
The ambassador-designate of Uzbekistan to Pakistan Oybek Uzmanov, Ambassador-designate of Cuba to Pakistan Javier Caro González, Ambassador-designate of Vietnam to Pakistan Nguyen Tien Phong, Ambassador-designate of Bulgaria to Pakistan Irena Genadieva Gancheva, and Ambassador-designate of Argentina to Pakistan Leopoldo Francisco Sahores presented their credentials to President Dr. Arif Alvi at a ceremony.
صدر مملکت ڈاکٹر عارف علوی کو ازبکستان، کیوبا، ویتنام، بلغاریہ اور ارجنٹینا کے نامزد سفراء کی جانب سے اسناد پیش
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Congratulating the newly-appointed ambassadors, the president expressed the hope that they would play their role in further strengthening political, commercial, and cultural relations with Pakistan.
While talking to the envoys separately, President Dr. Arif Alvi said that Pakistan wanted to work closely with the friendly countries to address various challenges being faced by the world.
President Arif Alvi briefed the envoys about the successful economic policies of the government, saying that Pakistan’s economy is performing well despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The president apprised the envoys that Pakistan offered investment opportunities and the world should take benefit of a business-friendly environment by investing in different sectors of economy.
Dr. Arif Alvi underscored that Pakistan’s main emphasis had shifted from geo-political to geo-economics and was focusing on improving regional connectivity and economic integration.
The president also highlighted the brutalities committed by Indian security forces against innocent people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
The president urged the international community to play an active role to stop India from committing human rights violations and grant the right of self-determination to the people of IIOJK in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolutions.