Direct flights between Azerbaijan and Pakistan are to commence for next year, which would help in strengthening the bilateral trade and economic relations as well as people-to-people contacts between the two nations, as per the Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan—Ali Alizada.
On Thursday while talking to the business community at the Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry he said that the investors in Azerbaijan are keen to make an investment in the potential sectors of Pakistan.
The ambassador indicated that Azerbaijan attaches immense significance to the improvement in trade, economic and cultural ties with Pakistan.
The diplomat referred his country as a lucrative spot for the foreign investors and asked the business community of Pakistan to make an investment in the information technology, tourism, software engineering and other potential sectors of Azerbaijan.
The meeting had a discussion of the investment opportunities in the various sectors and possibilities of boosting the cooperation, introducing joint ventures, exchanges of business delegations and the formation of people-to-people contacts between the two nations.
Alizada highlighted that his nation had supported the stance of Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir. The core issue of Kashmir would be solved as per the resolutions of the UN for giving people of Kashmir the rights of self-determination.
While speaking on the occasion, Sarhad Chamber President—Maqsood Anwar invited investment from Azerbaijan in hydroelectric power production, liquefied petroleum gas, mines and mineral, gemstones and other probable sectors.
He also stressed the need for strengthening the economic and trade ties between Azerbaijan and Pakistan. Both the sides have agreed to make joint efforts for giving a boost to the bilateral trade and economic relations.
Alizada agreed with some of the suggestions and gave assurance that the business community that his country would be issuing visas to them on a preferential basis in a bid for enhancing the trade and economic relations.
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