ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has underlined the need for increasing trade and economic cooperation with Tanzania for the mutual benefit of the two Countries.
Talking to Pakistan’s High Commissioner-designate to Tanzania Siraj Ahmad Khan at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Thursday, the president said that Pakistan greatly valued its ties with Tanzania and wanted to further boost economic and cultural ties with Tanzania.
The president emphasized the need for high level political and cultural exchanges to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two Countries.
صدر مملکت ڈاکٹر عارف علوی سے تنزانیہ میں پاکستان کے نامزد ہائی کمشنر سراج احمد خان کی ملاقات
صدر مملکت کا دوطرفہ مفاد کیلئے پاکستان اورتنزانیہ کے مابین تجارتی و معاشی تعاون بڑھانے کی ضرورت پر زور
پاکستان تنزانیہ کے ساتھ تعلقات کو خصوصی اہمیت دیتا ہے، صدر مملکت pic.twitter.com/0psaTsjrPi
— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) March 9, 2023
Congratulating Siraj Ahmad Khan on his appointment as Pakistan’s High Commissioner-designate to Tanzania, the president expressed the hope that he would play his role to further improve bilateral cooperation with Tanzania. He asked him to work for further strengthening the institutional capacity building support extended by Pakistan to Tanzania over the last five decades for the training of Tanzanian diplomats, bankers, railways and postal services.
President Arif Alvi expressed the hope that the newly-appointed envoy would facilitate Pakistani diaspora in Tanzania and would work for promoting bilateral trade and people-to-people contacts between the two Countries.
The president said that Pakistan was offering online education and the students from Tanzania could benefit of the cost- effective virtual learning system of Pakistan.
The president added that 8,000 foreign students from different countries were already enrolled in various distance-learning educational programmes being offered by the Virtual University of Pakistan.