H.E. Mr. Khazar Farhadov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan calls on Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, Mr. Ayaz Sadiq at Ministry of Economic Affairs Islamabad

Federal Minster for Economic Affairs, Mr. Ayaz Sadiq warmly welcomed the Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Khazar Farhadov in Ministry of Economic Affairs in Islamabad today. Matters of mutual interests were discussed in the meeting.

The Honorable Minister Ayaz Sadiq acknowledged the brotherly relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan that established since the independence of Azerbaijan. He stated that trade and cooperation have steadily grown between the two nations but both countries need to work more on it.

The Ambassador acknowledged the same and mentioned the resumption of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Pakistan which will further promote trade and tourism.

Minister appreciated the effort and reiterated the importance of great economic relations between two countries. For which, he proposed to increase trade volume including initiation of import line between both nations that will mutually benefit them.
Minister further expressed his desire of greater collaboration in assistance of government-to-government deal in energy sector including; LNG, LPG and gas sector from Azerbaijan that will help mitigating the current oil shortage in the country. 

Both sides agreed to enhance cooperation in sectors including; business, banking, IT, tourism, energy, sports, health and transport sectors and decided to hold Joint Working Group meetings on them. 

Minister assured future collaboration and expressed gratitude to Mr. Farhadov for taking out his time and visiting the Ministry to discuss matters of mutual interest.  

The meeting was attended by the Deputy head of mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan Mr. Tamerlan Khalilov and Senior officials of the Ministry.