PR No.123 Islamabad: March 14, 2017

Mr. TURSUNBEKOV Chynybai Akunovich Speaker of Kyrgyz Parliament along with a delegation called on the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House this morning.

Welcoming the delegation, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan values its friendly relations with the Kyrgyz Republic and is keen to further strengthen these ties in all fields. The PM said that participation of Kyrgyz Prime Minister Jeenbekov Sooronbay in the ECO Summit helped advance our common desire for effective regional cooperation and deepening our bilateral ties.

‘Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan enjoy excellent political relations and strong defence cooperation. Cooperation between the two National Assemblies must grow to transform our special ties into a strategic partnership encompassing all areas of bilateral relations’, said the PM. The PM said that Pakistan is ready to share its parliamentary experience with Kyrgyz brothers and extended the offer to organize courses at the institute of Parliamentary services in Islamabad.

The PM emphasized that both the countries should facilitate interaction between business communities and investors to promote trade and joint ventures.

Mr. Murtaza Javed Abbasi Deputy Speaker National Assembly, MNA Abdul Majeed Khan and senior government officials were also present during the meeting.

The visiting delegation included Members of Kyrgyz Parliament Mr. YUSUROV Abdumazhit, Mr. Aynakulov Muhtar, Mr. Nishanov Nurgazi, Mr. Nurmatov Kunbanychbek, Mr. Toktoshev Emil, and Mr. Beishembiev Erik Aidarkanovick, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan.