Pak-Tunisia are tied in strong bond historically: Qaiser
Islamabad: The Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that Tunisia is a gate of trade in Northern Africa whereas Pakistan is a gate way of trade for South Asia.Both of these countries can grow economically and socially by mutual cooperation in the fields of trade, tourism and investment. He further said that both countries are tied in the strong bond of historical and religious affinity.
“Pakistan always values high its ties with Tunisia as both countries are enjoying cordial relations in all socio-economic spheres” the Speaker added. He expressed these views while taking to Mr. Adel Elarbi, Ambassador of Tunisia who called on him in the Parliament House on Friday.The Speaker said that both countries can enhance the mutual bond by improving the inter-parliamentary diplomacy. Stressing the need for parliamentary exchanges, he mentioned that regular interaction between parliamentarians of both counties would provide them the opportunity to benefit from each other experiences.
He also mentioned that Pakistan can get access to Africa by this gate way for trading its agricultural, textile and sport products to this region. He said that the incumbent government in Pakistan is making business and investment friendly policies by which the Tunisian government and traders can take benefit.
He also expressed his wish that Pakistan intends to extend its relation with Tunisia on the basis of mutual cooperation, trade and business.Ambassador of Tunisia Mr. Adel Elarbi expressed his gratitude for the Speaker for his kind remarks and assured the Speaker for his country cooperation in access to African markets for Agriculture, Textile and Sport products.
He said that Tunisia also gives great importance to its relations with Pakistan and wanted to further strengthen its ties with Pakistan. He said that Tunisia appreciated Pakistan efforts for maintaining peace and stability in the region.