Islamabad, August 28, 2013 (PPI-OT): The High Commissioner of Bangladesh Mr. Suhrab Hossain called on Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, in the Parliament House, this morning.
Reaffirming the enduring Pak-Bangladesh relations, the Speaker said that the bilateral relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh would remain warm and very special since both the countries share common religion, culture and history.
He said that present the Pakistani leadership firmly resolves and desires to reinvigorate the existing bilateral ties. He said that the fraternal relations between two sides have progressed over the years and both the countries are closely cooperating at the regional and international fora with the aim of promoting peace and stability and well being of the people of the region.
He stressed for enhancing present relationship of the two countries to a genuinely meaningful level through parliamentary cooperation, people-to-people contact and ties between business communities of both the countries. The Speaker invited his Bangladeshi counterpart to visit Pakistan for which a formal invitation would be sent through diplomatic channels.
Mr. Suhrab Hossain, High Commissioner of Bangladesh acknowledged the sentiments of the Speaker and said that his government also attaches immense importance to its relations with Pakistan and wants to further cement them through cooperation in diverse fields.
He said that opportunities and potential for mutual cooperation between two brotherly countries were immense and very promising; therefore, Bangladeshi investors were keen to benefit from it. The High Commissioner also congratulated Speaker for his election to the covet post and smooth transition of power in the country.
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