Mandviwalla calls for expanding ties with Switzerland.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Senator Saleem Mandviwalla on Monday to explore avenues for enhancing the already robust ties between Pakistan and Switzerland.

During a meeting with Swiss Ambassador to Pakistan, George Steiner, the Senator expressed his keen desire to forge stronger bonds between Pakistan and Switzerland, emphasizing the significance of parliamentary relations and the need to invigorate friendship groups between the two nations, said a news release.

The discussion encompassed a range of vital topics, including reopening the Swiss consulate in Karachi to the general public and fostering greater cooperation on global and regional developments of mutual interest.

The meeting aimed to strengthen bilateral ties between Switzerland and Pakistan and explore areas of mutual interest for collaboration in the financial sector.

While touching upon various subjects, both sides emphasized the significance of enhancing economic cooperation, trade, and investment between the two nations.

He lauded the visit of Council of State President Jean Fournier to Pakistan in November 2019, recognizing it as a highly valued gesture that showcased the warmth and goodwill between the countries.

With a vision of bolstering diplomatic and economic ties, Mandviwalla expressed his intention to lead a delegation comprising members of the Pakistan-Switzerland Friendship Group in Parliament, as well as the esteemed Business Council, on a visit to Switzerland.

This visit aims to build bridges of understanding and explore avenues for collaboration between the business communities of both countries, he added.

Highlighting the tremendous potential for trade and investment, Mandviwalla underscored the excellent investment opportunities in Pakistan that Swiss companies should capitalize on.

The senator specifically encouraged Swiss companies to consider...

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