Azerbaijan wants further expansion in economic ties with Pakistan: Envoy.

PESHAWAR -- Ambassador of Azerbaijan in Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov on Wednesday said Pakistan and Azerbaijan enjoyed cordial relations and his country desired to further expand bilateral economic relations for mutual benefits of people of both countries.

Addressing to the 'Khyber Union of Journalists' meet the press program at Peshawar Press Club, he said people to people contacts and exchange of delegations including business community, investors, media and academicians would bring people of both the countries further closer.

The ambassador said that his country highly valued its bilateral relations with the brotherly country of Pakistan and wanted to explore further avenues to further bolster economic ties.

He said the two countries have always supported each other at all regional and international forms and urged Pakistani investors to take full advantage of the investment opportunities especially in oil, gas and LNG sectors in his country.

He said PIA and Azerbaijan aviations have started direct flight operation between Karachi, Lahore and Baku for the facilitation of tourists, investors, business community, media professionals and people.

He said Pakistan's has a lot of expertise in food manufacturing, pharmaceutical, textile, leather garments, agriculture products, surgical equipment and producing quality rice while Azerbaijan is blessed in oil, gas and LNG resources, offering great opportunities for investors.

Farhadov said that both the countries have agreed to establish joint working groups in different fields including IT, health, agriculture, energy, tourism and transport to further bolster economic cooperation for...

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