Islamabad (Adnan Hameed): President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi, discussed with the ambassadors-designate and High Commissioner to reinforce collaboration with Egypt, Oman, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, and Cyprus. During these meetings, the President emphasized the importance of enhancing cooperation across trade, economy, and culture.
In a session with Ambassador-designate Dr. Ihab Mohamed Abdelhamid Hassan of Egypt, President Alvi highlighted the deep bilateral relations, focusing on shared faith, cultural affinities, and values. Expressing concern for Gaza, he commended Egypt’s humanitarian aid efforts.
President Alvi underscored the strong relations and Pakistan’s investment-friendly environment during talks with Ambassador-designate Mr. Fahad Sulaiman Khalaf al Kharusi of Oman. The President drew attention to Indian atrocities in IIOJ&K and received best wishes from Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik.
Ambassador-designate Emin Cohodarevic of Bosnia & Herzegovina received praise for the strong friendship based on brotherhood and mutual trust. President Alvi highlighted the potential for increased cooperation in trade, economy, and people-to-people contacts.
High Commission-designate Admiral (R) Ravindra Chandrasiri Wijegunaratne of Sri Lanka engaged in discussions emphasizing the growing relations over seven decades. President Alvi stressed the need for strengthened cultural linkages and increased bilateral trade.
In a meeting with Ambassador-designate Mr. Andreas P. Kouzoupis of Cyprus, President Alvi expressed Pakistan’s eagerness to enhance bilateral relations and appreciated Cyprus’ consistent support within the European Union. Strongly condemning the events in Gaza, he urged for international attention.
President Alvi congratulated the envoys on their appointments, expressing optimism about their roles in advancing bilateral cooperation. The President’s discussions reflect Pakistan’s commitment to fostering partnerships that transcend borders and contribute to global harmony.