President asks Poland to invest in power, agriculture and food processing

Pakistan candidate for the upcoming presidential election of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-N (PMLN), Mamnoon Hussain arrives to submits his nomination paper at the High Court in Islamabad on July 24, 2013. Pakistan's Supreme Court on July 24 revised the date for the presidential election, asking the election commission to hold it on July 30 instead of August 6. The court made the order as many of the lawmakers who will elect a replacement for President Asif Ali Zardari will be paying pilgrimages or offering special prayers on August 6 for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which ends a few days later. AFP PHOTO /AAMIR QURESHI

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has offered Poland to invest and initiate joint projects in various fields including power, agriculture and food processing. He expressed the hope that the increase in contacts between the parliamentarians, business community and the people of the two countries will further enhance the bilateral relations and cooperation.

Talking to the Poland Marshal of Senate Stanislaw Karczewsla who called on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Monday, the president said the participation of Poland in the development process of other countries, including Pakistan, is commendable. He further said that exchange of parliamentary delegations is very useful in this regard because that increase the opportunities for bilateral cooperation by understanding mutual issues and each other’s abilities.

Expressing gratitude on extending cooperation with regard to grant of GSP Plus status to Pakistan by the European Union, the president hoped that the cooperation between the two countries will continue in future. He also noted that bilateral trade between the two countries is below its true potential which can be further enhanced by a regular exchange of delegations from the business community of both sides. He also suggested the exchange of delegations in the fields of education, culture and science & technology comprising experts in these fields.

On this occasion, Marshal of Senate of Poland stated that Poland also seeks to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in different fields. He also thanked Pakistan for its support for Poland’s membership in the United Nations Security Council.

Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani, Senator Gianchand, Ambassador of Poland and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.




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