Zardari for promoting trade ties with Bosnia

Zardari says both countries will continue bilateral engagements to further explore avenues of cooperation

Our Correspondent May 14, 2024
President Asif Ali Zardari shakes hands with Bakir Izetbegovic PHOTO


President Asif Ali Zardari has underlined the need to promote business and trade ties with Bosnia and Herzegovina by opening banks, trading in local currencies and promoting barter trade between the two countries.

The President expressed these views while talking to Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina (B&H), Emin Cohodarevic at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday.

Zardari said that Pakistan’s ties with Bosnia & Herzegovina were based on historic and friendly relations spanning over almost three decades. He added that both countries should continue bilateral engagements and interactions to further explore the avenues of cooperation in the areas of mutual interest.

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The ambassador said that his country wanted to deepen ties with Pakistan in the fields of economy, security and culture. He highlighted that there was a vast scope for economic cooperation for Pakistani businesses in different industries in Bosnia & Herzegovina, including food, tourism and textile.

The ambassador expressed his gratitude to the government and people of Pakistan for their support to Bosnia & Herzegovina during the war in the 1990s. He also solicited Pakistan’s support for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s draft resolution on Srebrenica in the United Nations’ General Assembly.


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