Pak attaches great importance to ties with Morocco: Naek
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with brotherly country Morocco, and these relations are characterized by identity of views on regional and global issues.
This was stated by Chairman Senate, Farooq H. Naek while talking to the Ambassador of kingdom of Morocco, Mohammad Rida El Fassi who called on him here Tuesday.
The chairman said Morocco held in high esteem by the people of Pakistan and they appreciate the rapid progress Morocco has made in all spheres of its national life, particularly in improving the economy, infrastructure and social sector under the able and sagacious leadership of His Majesty King Mohammad VI.
The Chairman observed that bilateral trade between Pakistan and Morocco did not reflect the closeness of the relations between the two countries and hoped that the two countries will be able to increase bilateral economic and commercial cooperation through the enhanced exchange of trade and business delegations.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman said the strong bonds of friendship and brotherhood between the two Muslim countries must be manifested through closer parliamentary contacts.
He underlined the need of frequent parliamentary exchanges between Pakistan and Morocco for their mutual advantage.
Ambassador Fassi thanked the Chairman Senate for receiving him at the Parliament house and assured him all possible cooperation in further strengthening the cordial relations between the two brotherly countries.
The Ambassador also extended an invitation to the chairman Senate from Dr Mohammad Cheikh Biadhillah, President of the House of Councillor, Kingdom of Morocco to visit Morocco.
Pakistan, Syria enjoy good relations: Pakistan and Syria have exemplary brotherly relations which are expanding with every passing day, Syrian ambassador to Pakistan Dr Ali Mehra said.
Talking to APP, he said Pakistan is an effective member of Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and an important country of the region which has great history, civilization, literature and heritage.
Dr. Mehra said ties of Pakistan and Syria in fields of trade, economy, political and culture are five decades old and both governments are making efforts to promote cooperation in various walks of life. -App