On 17th SCO Summit held in Kazakhstan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a meeting with President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev said that trade between Pakistan and Kazakhstan should increase. At the moment it is much less than the potential of both the countries.
The prime minister stressed on collaborating with Kazakhstan in human resource growth, energy sector and regional dialogue and communication. Furthermore Prime Minister was optimistic that SCO Summit would create opportunities for cooperation between the two nations. It would generate economic prosperity that would bring betterment in the lives of people of both the countries.
During the meeting PM Pakistan praised President of Kazakhstan for his hospitality and thanked him for his cordiality.
PM also addressed to the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. In the meeting Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan values and respect the close, warm and communal relations with Uzbekistan. He said that both the countries share similarities in history, culture and religion.
As per the PM Pakistan he wants to extend ties in fields specifically related to energy, economic development, human resource growth and connectivity. Sharif wishes to achieve milestones through mutually beneficial trade with both Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan
The trade between Uzbekistan and Pakistan can be beneficial to both the nations, as Uzbekistan is rich in energy sector while Pakistan is established in industrial and agricultural areas. This provides a perfect environment for both countries to expand their economic growth and work together towards progress. They can make suitable reforms in trade policies that can boost trade and bring investment opportunities in the Asian nations.