President Dr. Arif Alvi says Pakistan wants to further strengthen bilateral ties with Azerbaijan, particularly in the fields of trade, energy, defence, culture and tourism.
He was talking to the visiting Speaker of the Parliament of Azerbaijan Prof. Sahiba Gafarova, who called on him in Islamabad today (Friday).
The President underscored the need for exchanging political, cultural, and economic delegations at high levels to further solidify bilateral cooperation.
He congratulated the government and people of Azerbaijan on liberation of their territories from occupation of Armenia and signing of landmark peace agreement.
The President appreciated the steadfast support extended by Azerbaijan to the legitimate cause of Kashmiri people.
He expressed the hope that her visit would further deepen bilateral relations. He asked the Speaker to communicate his good wishes to the people and government of Azerbaijan.
She also underlined the need for promoting cultural ties to build bridges between the people of the two brotherly countries.