High commissioner briefs Senate delegation on Pakistan-Canada relations


ISLAMABAD: High Commissioner of Pakistan to Ottawa, Tariq Azim Khan briefed the visiting delegation of Senate on the current status of Pakistan-Canada bilateral relations and efforts being made to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries.

According to a message received here on Friday, a delegation from Senate led by Deputy Chairman Mr. Saleem Mandviwalla, currently visiting Ottawa, Canada, at the invitation of Forum of Federations held meeting with the High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan. Senator Muhammad Javed Abbasi and Senator Aurangzeb Khan also accompanied the Deputy Chairman Senate.

Tariq Azim Khan informed that the Mission is working with the Canadian officials to facilitate visa issuance to Pakistani traders and international students.

The High Commissioner also briefed the delegation on Pakistani-Canadian diaspora and the important role the community is playing in promoting better understanding of Pakistan in their adopted homeland.

The Deputy Chairman and the accompanying senators exchanged views on enhancing bilateral relations and promoting soft image of the country in Canada.