ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday underlined the need to 10 enhancing economic cooperation and people to people exchanges between Pakistan and Cuba in order to deepen and strengthen the bilateral ties.
He expressed these views during the wide-ranging talks with Vice President of Cuba Roberto Morales Odeja along with his delegation here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Cuban delegation is on a three-day bilateral visit to Islamabad, a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said.
The Foreign Minister highlighted the excellent bilateral relations between Pakistan and Cuba.
He reiterated Pakistan's gratitude for the generous and unprecedented support offered by Cuba after the October 2005 earthquake.
He added that there was enormous potential for Pakistan and Cuba to enhance cooperation in the health and agricultural sectors.
Appreciating the Cuban advancement in the field of bio-technology, the Foreign Minister proposed collaboration in research and development for production of life saving vaccines.