Parliamentary interaction to strengthen Pak-Germany relations: NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pak-German relations were exceptional and gaining strength with the passage of time. He said that interaction between Members of the Parliament of Pakistan and German Bundestag will transform into meaningful cooperation between both the countries. He said this while talking to German Ambassador Dr. Cyrill Nuun in Parliament House this morning.

The Speaker said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with Germany and wants to further reinforce them through interaction at political and parliamentary levels. The Speaker said that Germany and Pakistan share commonalities of views and has always been supportive of each other on different forums. He said that both the sides strongly desire to strengthen the existing relations through reinvigorating parliamentary linkages. He said that Parliamentarians could play a vital role in that regard through Parliamentary Friendship groups in both the Parliaments. The Speaker said that National Assembly would be delighted to host parliamentarians from Germany.

Ambassador of Germany acknowledged the sentiments of the Speaker saying that German Government also values its friendship with Pakistan and wants to strengthen it through diversifying its ongoing cooperation. He apprised the Speaker about the forthcoming visit of a multi-party delegation comprising Members of the German Bundestag in April this year. He was confident that the German Parliamentarians would meet their fellow Pakistani parliamentarians and members of the political hierarchy to exchange views and share experiences. He also assured his Government’s unwavering support to Pakistan.

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