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Pakistan is committed to strengthening ties with Qatar: President Alvi

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

01st Jun, 2021. 06:14 pm
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Pakistan is committed to strengthening ties with Qatar: President Alvi

A Qatari delegation led by Sheikh Ali Abdullah II has called on the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, on Tuesday.

According to the details, Dr. Alvi underscored that Pakistan is committed to strengthening ties with Qatar.

The President went on to say during the meeting that cooperation in trade and economy needs to be further strengthened.

Pakistan has an investor-friendly environment in the region, said Dr. Alvi, and suggested that Qatari investors need to take advantage of the business environment.

Talking about the effects of coronavirus in Pakistan, the President said that Pakistan’s economy is growing despite the pandemic.

Earlier today, President Dr. Arif Alvi has addressed the inaugural session of the 2nd General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of Economic Cooperation Organization (PAECO), “Promoting Parliamentary Partnership For Regional Integration”.

In his address underlined the need for more Parliamentary engagements to pursue shared agenda of progress by promoting trade and investments in the ECO region.

He also expressed hope that PAECO-2021 will give a new boost to existing relations amongst ECO member states.

President Alvi also called upon the member countries of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) to develop a firm partnership to address the issues faced by them.

“During the last six decades, the Muslim Ummah has faced difficult situations,” he said.

The President added, “Intolerance is a major obstacle to development.”

“Many countries formulate policies based on Islamophobia,” he said adding, “The world was shown the wrong side of Islam.”

“We have been accused of terrorism,” President Alvi said. “India calls Kashmiris’ independence movement a terrorism act.”

Moreover, he went on to add that the world needs leadership that serves humanity.

He further concluded by saying that the ECO countries should further enhance their relations through trade, tourism, and economic linkages.

Alvi pointed out that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an excellent example of cooperation that will link the Central Asian States with the seas.

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