LAHORE: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan, Iwan Suyydie Amri called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday and discussed the matters of mutual interest and measures to further improve bilateral cooperation and relations.
Speaking on the occasion, CM Shehbaz Sharif said Pakistan and Indonesia have bilateral religious, cultural and trade ties and there is a need to further improve these ties. He said there is a great scope for cooperation in the hilal food products and the exports in the respective sector can be boosted.
He said export with Indonesia can be enhanced in the agriculture sector and there should be more and more exchange of trade delegations. He directed the formation of a committee under the secretary livestock for cooperation with Indonesia to increase export of halal food products and directed it to finalise recommendations in this regard at the earliest.
Iwan Suyydie Amri said Pakistan and Indonesia enjoy good relations and we are keen to improve ties in the sectors of halal food, textile, leather and telecom sectors.
Provincial ministers Malik Nadeem Kamran, Sheikh Allauddin, P&D chairman, secretaries of other concerning departments were also present on the occasion.