Communication system needed for strong regional contacts: PM Nawaz

26 Oct, 2016 2:02 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Wednesday said that communication system needed for strong regional contact.

Addressing the 15th Ministerial Conference of Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) countries underway in Islamabad, he said that Pakistan is committed to promote economic and social development through regional cooperation.

The prime minister said that Pakistan firmly believed that through regional cooperation much better results can be achieved in our fight against poverty. He appreciated the progress so far achieved by CAREC and proposed several measures to boost regional cooperation.

Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan’s cooperation in the CAREC reaffirms its resolve for regional integration and provides valuable opportunity for enhancement of our ties in all four areas of focus. These are energy, transportation, trade policy and trade facilitation. He said Pakistan is a key facilitator to bridge the regions of South and Central Asia.

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