Fahim wants more trade with Mauritius… and Turkmenistan

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Federal Minister for Commerce Makhdoom Amin Fahim Thursday stressed the need for enhancing Pakistan-Mauritius relations, particularly trade ties to benefit both the countries.
Talking to the Deputy High Commissioner of Mauritius D. Prabhakar Gokulsing, the minister said that relations between the two countries were important and urged that both the sides should meet regularly to enhance these ties and boost trade.
He said that although both the countries were enjoying good trade relations but there was still more scope which needed to be tapped and observed that trade should not be restricted to a few subjects. The minister termed the meeting as important and referred to high level exchanges between the two countries which had been useful in creating better understanding between government and people Pakistan and Mauritius.
On the occasion, Prabhakar Gokulsing, said that building a relationship based on mutual respects was a fundamental need. He said that Mauritius provided good opportunities for investors as about one million tourists visit Mauritius every year, making the country a potential market.
‘PAKISTAN TURKMENISTAN CAN BOOST TRADE TIES’: Federal Minister for Commerce Makhdoom Amin Faheem said that there was much room for enhancing trade volume between Pakistan and Turkmenistan. He was speaking to the Ambassador of Turkmenistan Atadjan Movlamov who called on him at his office here on Thursday The Federal Minister said that relations between Pakistan & Turkmenistan were important and they should meet regularly to enhance ties and trade. He said that though we have good trade relations but there was still more scope. He cited this meeting to be very important. The Federal Minister also referred to high level exchanges between both the countries and said that they were very useful in creating better understanding between government and people Pakistan & Turkmenistan. Ambassador said that future relations between Pakistan & Turkmenistan should be based on market access and trade especially in context of Turkmenistan as a transit country for Pakistani products. Federal Minister and the Ambassador exchanged views on Joint Government Committee Meeting to be held between the two countries later this year in Pakistan.