Development and prosperity entail peace and Pakistan supports efforts for peaceful resolution of all the issues to expedite the pace of development. This was stated by Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla during a meeting with Dr. Ali Yassin Mohammed Karim, Ambassador Iraq at the Parliament House on Wednesday.
He said that Pakistan and Iraq are intertwined in social, religious and cultural similarities and this bond keeps the people of the two sides connected with each other.
Deputy Chairman Senate underscored the need for enhanced trade and economic linkages by bringing the business communities of the two sides closer.
He said that Pakistan and Iraq have always exhibited warmth in bilateral relations and there is need to further strengthen these ties.
Both sides also agreed to enhance frequency bilateral delegations at different levels to explore more avenues for cooperation.
He said that Pakistan offers a conducive environment for investment and Iraqi investors can benefit from the investment opportunities being offered under CPEC.
Ambassador of Iraq agreed with the views of Deputy Chairman Senate and agreed to further consolidate cooperation in different sectors for mutual benefit of the people of two sides.