Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday Pakistan intends to expand ties with Norway.
“Pakistan wants to continue cooperation with Norway in various fields,” the premier said in a meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister of Borge Brende in Oslo.
Further, Nawaz said Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Norway as the two countries extend support to each other at various international fora.
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The Norwegian foreign minister lauded the premier’s commitment to education and said there were about 35,000 Pakistanis living in Norway contributing towards prosperity of the country.
The premier also extended condolences on the death of Norwegian Ambassador Leif H Larsen in the tragic helicopter crash in Naltar.
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PM Nawaz also attended a reception hosted by the Norwegian foreign minister in the honour of visiting heads of delegations.