President calls for increasing cooperation with friendly countries in areas of economy, culture and defence


Islamabad June 7 (Online): President Dr Arif Alvi has called for increasing cooperation with all friendly countries in the areas of trade, economy, culture and defence.
The President made these remarks while talking to the Residents Ambassadors-designates of Republic of Uzbekistan, Republic of Cuba, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Republic of Bulgaria and Argentina, who made separate calls on him in Islamabad on Monday.
He emphasized the need for enhanced engagements with the friendly countries at political, economic and cultural levels to further expand cooperation with them for the mutual benefits.
Earlier, the Ambassador-designate of Uzbekistan to Pakistan Oybek Uzmanov, Ambassador-designate of Cuba to Pakistan Javier Caro González, Ambassador-designate of Vietnam to Pakistan Nguyen Tien Phong, Ambassador-designate of Bulgaria to Pakistan Irena Genadieva Gancheva, and Ambassador-designate of Argentina to Pakistan Leopoldo Francisco Sahores presented their credentials to President Dr Arif Alvi at a ceremony.
Congratulating the newly-appointed Ambassadors, the President expressed the hope that they would play their role in further strengthening political, commercial and cultural relations with Pakistan.