NA speaker seeks greater relations with Bosnia

New synergies essential for parliamentary cooperation between the two countries

Qadeer Tanoli February 21, 2018
The goal is to harness trade, education, culture and investment linkages NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq called for greater collaboration and people-to-people contact with Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Ayaz, during a meeting with Bosnian Ambassador Sakib Foric, stressed the need for new synergies of parliamentary cooperation between the two countries. He also deemed trade diversification, economic and parliamentary relations important for establishing substantive bilateral relations.

He further informed the dignitary that Pakistan seeks to play a larger role to prevent Muslim world's descent into factions, violence, instability, and underdevelopment. The speaker also invited his Bosnian counterpart to visit Pakistan with a parliamentary delegation.

Ambassador Foric appreciated Pakistan's gesture of friendship and said that the political leadership of the country is committed to strengthening its ties with Pakistan and is also committed to establishing a lasting and diversified relationship, demonstrated in trade and economic dividends for both countries.

He also acknowledged Pakistan’s endeavours for promoting unity among Muslims as he thanked Pakistan for extending assistance to Bosnia in a number of sectors and also widely recognising its position and sovereignty at the international level.


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