ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr Arif Alvi has expressed hope that Tajikistan will introduce visa easement processes for Pakistani Businessmen to enable greater interaction.
In a meeting with the Defence Minister of Tajikistan Colonel-General Sherali Mirzo in Islamabad on Thursday, the president underlined the need for further enhancing bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Tajikistan in different fields including security and counterterrorism.
The president expressed his pleasure that defense and security authorities of the two Countries are cooperating closely for regional security and are exploring the possibility of establishing joint ventures for defense production in Tajikistan.
Dr Arif Alvi highlighted that our bilateral trade is not commensurate with the true potential, and hoped that multiple joint working groups will help strengthen our economic partnership.
President Arif Alvi said that Pakistan is introducing e-visa facilitation for about 175 Countries and visa on arrival for 50 Countries. He hoped that Tajikistan will introduce visa easement processes for Pakistani Businessmen to enable greater interaction.
The president appreciated Tajikistan’s support to Pakistan’s candidature for the membership of OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commissioner.
He emphasized that Pakistan attaches great priority to timely completion of the flagship project of CASA-1000, and expressed the need for both sides to expedite the implementation phase of the project.