Pakistani President Arif Alvi on Tuesday called for expanding trade and economic ties with Tajikistan.
He said that steps must be taken to enhance trade and investment cooperation with Tajikistan for the common development of the two brotherly countries, according to the agency “Associated Press of Pakistan” news.
President Alvi stated this in his address to Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Tajikistan, Muhammad Saeed Sarwar.
He stated that Pakistan has deep historical and cultural ties to Tajikistan and is willing to forge enhanced, results-based and sustainable agreements with all Central Asian countries under its “Central Asia Vision” policy.
He stressed that Pakistan remains committed to strengthening political, economic and energy ties with Central Asia, and the “CASA-1000” energy project is an important component of this strategy, the president’s press spokesman said in a press release.