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Event Title: Mandviwalla for boosting Trade, Economic Cooperation between Pakistan & Cuba

Event Date: 2019-11-13

Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla has said that the level of bilateral cooperation at political level between Pakistan and Cuba signifies to broaden the mutual collaboration in diverse fields to work jointly for the growth and prosperity of the people of two sides. During meeting with Gabriel Tiel Capote, Ambassador of Cuba in Pakistan on Wednesday at Parliament House, Deputy Chairman Senate observed that the current trade volume between the two countries needs to be enhanced as there is huge scope for improvement.

He said that abundant opportunities are there for investment and business delegations of the two sides need to increase interactions and explore possibilities of investment. He said that Pakistan highly values its bilateral relations with Cuba and desires to further expand cooperation.    “We desire to further expand mutual collaboration in trade, education and other fields”, Mandviwalla said.

He also underscored the need for enhanced Parliamentary linkages to bring people of the two sides more close and pave the way for multi-sectorial cooperation. Senator Saleem Mandviwalla also extended invitation to the speaker of the Cuban parliament to visit Pakistan. He said that Pakistan and Cuba had supported each other in times of need and excellent cooperation existed between the two at International forums. He hoped that both sides would strive for creating a level playing field for investment and explore avenues to give boost to trade and commerce.

The Cuban envoy thanked the Deputy Chairman Senate for warm welcome at the Parliament. He agreed with the views of Deputy Chairman Senate for increasing trade and commercial ties for bilateral benefit.