PR No. 168 Islamabad: April 19, 2017

President Mamnoon Hussain has called for benefiting from experience of South Korea for further progress of agriculture sector and asked the Ambassador-designate to give priority to this sector to launch meaningful partnership between Pakistan and South Korea.

The President was talking to Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to South Korea Rahim Hayat Qureshi who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday.

Congratulating the Ambassador-designate on his new responsibility, the President said that both countries enjoy excellent diplomatic relations and emphasized the need that persistent efforts are required to further expand the bilateral ties. He stated that there is a strong cultural and historical bond between the two countries and called for highlighting the sacred places Buddhism and other tourist destination so that to attract more tourists from South Korea to Pakistan.

The President said that although the economic cooperation between the two countries is satisfactory but there is a need to further increase the bilateral trade which requires immediate attention. He also instructed the Ambassador-designate to provide all possible help to the Pakistani workers in South Korea.