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Ambassador of Azerbaijan calls on Speaker National Assembly

Wednesday, 17th April, 2024

Islamabad; April 17, 2024: Speaker of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that  Pakistan highly values its close brotherly relations with Azerbaijan that are based on historic, cultural and religious commonalities. He also reiterated that Pakistan was committed to expand its parliamentary and economic cooperation with Azerbaijan by expanding cooperation in all areas of mutual interest to attain a shared goal of progress and prosperity. He expressed these remarks during a meeting with the Ambassador of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Khazar Farhadov, who called on him today at Parliament House.

The Ambassador presented a congratulatory letter of the Speaker of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan Ms. Sahiba Gafarova to Speaker Ayaz Sadiq on his successful election and invitation to visit Azerbaijan. The Speaker thanked to Ambassador for conveying congratulations and invitation.

The Speaker underscored that the  unanimity of views shared by  both  nations on different issues and forums was a manifestation of strong ties between Pakistan and Azerbaijan. He appreciated Azerbaijani support to Pakistan on the principled stand of Kashmir. He also reminded that the Parliament of Pakistan passed a resolution to condemn Armenian Aggression in the Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

While emphasizing to strengthen the parliamentary relations between both nations, the Speaker said that parliamentary diplomacy between the two countries had always remained pivotal in fortifying the good relations and now it would be used more actively to support the government's efforts. The Speaker also stressed on the need to revive parliamentary friendship groups between the parliaments of two countries for better collaboration. The two sides also discussed the contours of the trilateral conference to be held in Pakistan.