President Dr. Arif Alvi Stresses Further Strengthening Communication Infrastructure In ECO Region

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President Dr. Arif Alvi  stresses further strengthening communication infrastructure in ECO region

President Dr. Arif Alvi has stressed for further strengthening transport and communication infrastructure in the ECO region to facilitate trade and investment.Talking to Secretary General to Economic Cooperation Organization Dr. Hadi Soleimanpour here on Thursday

ISLAMABAD (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 14th March, 2019) President Dr. Arif Alvi has stressed for further strengthening transport and communication infrastructure in the ECO region to facilitate trade and investment.Talking to Secretary General to Economic Cooperation Organization Dr.

Hadi Soleimanpour here on Thursday, he said this region has the potential and capacity to function as a bridge between North and South, Europe and Asia.He underscored that Pakistan believes robust implementation of ECO Trade Agreements would be a step towards minimizing barriers to trade and ultimately establishing a Free Trade Area as enshrined in ECO Vision 2025.

He stated that Pakistan is upgrading its rail and road infrastructure in order to facilitate smooth flow of goods to its neighbours and to galvanize trade opportunities within the region.The President said that Pakistan will continue to contribute to ECO's efforts to provide assistance to Afghanistan and is presently the highest donor to ECO's initiative for reconstruction of Afghanistan.Dr.

Hadi Soleimanpour said Pakistan has always been an active member of ECO and cornerstone of peace and cooperation in the region.He said there is a huge potential of eco-tourism in Pakistan which can be a huge attraction for the international tourists. NNI

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