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Pakistan strengthens bilateral relations with Zimbabwe

Government of Pakistan has introduced the Engage Africa Policy which is a roadmap meant to strengthen the current commercial ties and diversification within Zimbabwe and beyond.

This was revealed at the Pakistan-Africa and Zimbabwe Friendship Day which was held recently held in the capital.

Fariz Hasan who is the Charges d’ Affaire of Pakistan with Zimbabwe and other African member states highlighted the illustrious history of friendly relations and the need of exploring the full spectrum of complimentary economic sectors with more focus on business to business and people to people exchanges.

“The commerce and trade potential remained significantly untapped and posed an acute challenge especially in the post COVID era,” he said.

He expressed his gratitude to the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe for their continued support and prompt response in addressing the situation.

Ambassador Alice Mageza, Chief Director (Political Affaires), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe graced the ceremony as Chief Guest.

She stressed on the need of frequent engagement at higher levels and reactivation of the Joint Ministerial Commission.

 

She acknowledged Pakistan for consistently extending institutional capacity building support over the last five decades in training of diplomats, defence forces, bankers, railways and postal services officers.

While adding to the discussion she expressed the need of enhancing sports and cultural ties between the two countries.

Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe conveyed it’s keenness to further strengthen and diversify existing bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries.

She acknowledged the need of opening an Embassy of Zimbabwe in Pakistan to promote business and tourism into Zimbabwe.

 

 

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