Pakistan, Tajikistan Reaffirm Resolve To Continue Efforts For Closer Ties
Sumaira FH Published November 28, 2021 | 10:30 AM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Nov, 2021 ) :President Dr Arif Alvi met his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon wherein they expressed satisfaction on existing state of bilateral cooperation and reaffirmed commitment to continue joint efforts for further solidification of their close ties.
The meeting took place on the sideline of the 15th ECO Summit in Ashgabat on Saturday, according to President House statement here.
The president appreciated the momentum of high-level exchanges including the visit of President Rahmon to Pakistan in June 2021, and the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Tajikistan in September this year.
The president underscored the importance of deepening trade and investment ties forging a stronger economic partnership.
The two leaders reviewed state of implementation of CASA-1000 Power Transmission Line Project and committed to its early completion.
Underlining that the neighbouring countries will be affected the most from instability in Afghanistan, he apprised President Rahmanov of Pakistan's efforts for peace and stability and to mobilise international support to avert humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.
He viewed that de-freezing of Afghanistan's financial assets was also crucial in preventing economic collapse in the country.
He further stressed that sustainable peace in Afghanistan will help unlock the vast trade and economic potential in the region and promote the connectivity agenda.
Both Presidents agreed to maintain high-level exchanges between the two countries with a view to advancing close cooperation on bilateral and regional matters.