The foreign minister said that Pakistan wants to enhance trade ties with Central Asia.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi—the foreign minister on Thursday said that government seeks market access for the Pakistani items to the Central Asian nations, as per a private media outlet.
Addressing the Pakistani community in Bishkek, the foreign minister said that it has always given great importance to its relations with all the Central Asian countries, they added that the government would focus more on trade with the Central Asian nations once peace is restored in Afghanistan.
He added that unluckily, trade cooperation with the Central Asian countries could not be materialised due to the lack of connectivity and deliberations.
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FM Qureshi asked the Pakistani community to play its role in boosting the soft image of the nation.
He referred to the Pakistani students in Kyrgyzstan as the roaming ambassadors to the nation, adding that these students should play an active role in boosting the strength areas of the country.
The foreign minister said that a community could play a major role in creating goodwill and in providing an environment for investment, tourism, trade and people-to-people contacts.
In the meantime, the PM Khan on Thursday reached Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan for representing Pakistan at the 19th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
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