Pakistan, Georgia affirm desire to explore cooperation in multiple areas.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan and Georgia affirmed their desire to explore mutually beneficial areas of cooperation with a special focus on trade and investment, tourism, education and information technology, media reported on Friday.

According to a statement issued by Foreign Office (FO), the bilateral relations were discussed in the inaugural session of Pakistan-Georgia Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC) held in Tbilisi on Thursday.

Foreign Secretary Dr Asad Majeed Khan and Georgia's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alexander Khvtisiashvili, led the respective sides. Ambassador of Pakistan to Georgia and Azerbaijan and senior officials from both sides were also present.

The two sides exchanged views on the state of play of bilateral relations. Both sides termed the inaugural session as a stepping stone for diversified cooperation.

Noting the investor-friendly policies of both countries, the foreign secretary highlighted immense potential for bilateral trade and investment between Pakistan and Georgia.

The two sides also formalized the bilateral political consultation mechanism by signing a...

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