PR No. 224
Islamabad: September 28, 2020

H.E. Dr. Ali Ahmed Arain, Ambassador of Pakistan to the Republic of Senegal presented his Credentials to His Excellency Mr. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal in an impressive ceremony held at the Presidential Place on 22nd September 2020. The Ambassador was escorted from the Embassy to the Presidential Place by a large motorcade. He was received by the Head of Protocol and the Commander of the President’s Military Household. During the 20-minute audience, the Ambassador presented his Letters of Credence to the President which accredited him as the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan of Senegal. The Ambassador, on behalf of the President and the Prime Minister, conveyed best wishes to President Macky Sall, the Government and the people of Senegal. He also shared proposals relating to cooperation in Agriculture, Textile and Irrigation sectors. The ambassador express his desire to work for further strengthening relations between the two countries. President Macky Sall warmly welcomed the Ambassador to the President Place. Appreciating friendly relations between Pakistan and Senegal, the President extended warm wished to the President, Prime Minister and the people of Pakistan. He fondly remembered his visit to Pakistan in 2016. He appreciated the proposed initiatives of the Ambassador and assured that he would ask his relevant Ministers to hold meetings with Ambassador to make an action plan to move on these proposals. The Ambassador thanked the President for such warm welcome and presented a hand-made Pakistan carpet, which he greatly appreciated.