The Ambassador of Brazil, Mr Olyntho Viera today called on Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani here at Parliament House and discussed ways for enhancing bilateral ties. Views were exchanged on various matters of mutual interest.
The Chairman Senate expressed his condolences on the sad demise of the Ambassador’s wife.
Sanjrani said that Pakistan and Brazil enjoy amiable and cordial relations, especially strong trade ties and excellent cooperation at multilateral forums.
“We want to further exacerbate bilateral ties with Brazil in all fields including political, economic and defense”, he stated.
Talking to the Ambassador, the Chairman underlined the vitality of Parliamentary Friendship Groups which serve as an avenue of continued dialogue and as a means of deepening people-to-people contacts between the two countries.
The meeting called for fostering high-level visits between the two countries. Both sides considered enriching high-level exchanges and visits which would pave the way for further deepening the bilateral ties.
While discussing the trade potential of the two countries, the Chairman said that Brazil is the main trading partner of Pakistan in South America having bilateral trade of apps US $ 1.3 billion.
“There is a vast potential for Brazilian investments in dairy, beef and poultry, halal sector, pharmaceutical, agriculture and IT in Pakistan. Pakistan would like to benefit from Brazil’s expertise in agriculture and technical fields”, Sanjrani underscored.