President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasized strong collaboration between Pakistan and the African region in common priority areas of peace, education, health, trade, tourism, and climate change.
While addressing the two-day Envoys’ Conference titled “Engage Africa,” organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Islamabad on Wednesday, the President said Pakistan and Africa have several similarities, and the two sides need to work in close cooperation for achieving peace and prosperity for their peoples.
He said the two sides should enhance cooperation in defense and trade.
He said Pakistan’s economy is improving, and the country is opening up. He said Pakistan is emerging as a land of opportunities and foreign investment is increasing. He said Pakistan is an emerging economy where the middle class is thriving.
Appreciating the initiative of the conference, the President said such interactions provide valuable opportunities to engage and communicate. He said we want to continue improving our relations with Africa.