Pakistan will soon become centre of trade activities, says Sartaj Aziz

PM's senior aide reiterates SCO full membership will enhance multi-lateral cooperation and boost trade connectivity


News Desk June 11, 2017
Sartaj Aziz. PHOTO: AFP

Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs said Pakistan would be at the centre of trade activities following obtaining full membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Radio Pak reported on Sunday.

In an interview, Aziz reiterated the full membership will enhance multi-lateral cooperation and boost connectivity.

Pakistan important partner of Russia: Putin

Terming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's meetings with Russian and Afghan presidents as "very construct", the adviser said the defence cooperation between Islamabad and Moscow will be strengthened in the coming years.

He also said the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Karakorum Highway serve as the main linkage between land-locked Asian countries and rest of the world, adding that efforts were being made to address visa and custom issues with Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.

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numbersnumbers | 3 years ago | Reply | Recommend Hmmm, "centre of trade activities" but can't provide electricity for more than a few hours every day!
abdulrauf akhtar | 3 years ago | Reply | Recommend DON'T TELL US WHAT WILL N HOW PAKISTAN LOOK LIKE IN FUTURE , JUST TELL US WHAT YOU PEOPLE DID FOR PAKISTAN EXCEPT LOADING WITH HUGE DEBT
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