Pakistan keen to beef up trade ties with Korea: Bokhari
Chairman Senate, Nayyer Hussain Bukhari has said that Pakistan is keen to enhance investment and trade relations with Korea under the vision of East Asia Policy (EAP). He expressed these views in a meeting with South Korean Ambassador in Pakistan, Chong-Joo Choi at the Parliament House here on Wednesday.
"Our relations are ever progressing from the very day of engagement and it is dire need of the hour to enhance our trade co-operation and investment in various sectors", he added. While talking on the occasion, he said that both Pakistan and Korea should further strengthen their engagement in economic sphere where huge potential exists.
Chairman Senate reiterated that Korea could particularly invest in energy sector and technology fields and also emphasized the need to enhance number of scholarships for Pakistani students as they can act as a bridge between the two countries.
He recalled that large number of skilled labour from Pakistan is working in Korea and if needed more skilled labour can be sent. Talking about Afghanistan, the Chairman said that Pakistan wishes a stable and peaceful Afghanistan because the peace of Pakistan is chained with the peace of Afghanistan, adding that Pakistan has rendered immense sacrifices against war on terror being a frontline state.