National Assembly to host Pak-Afghan seminar on trade, investment

Pakistan will hold a two day seminar with a parliamentary delegation, trade and political leaders from Afghanistan

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On an invitation, by the Honourable Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, seventeen members of Afghanistan’s Parliamentary Delegation will participate in a two-day seminar later this month. The delegation is expected to be headed by Speaker of the Wolsey Jirga Mir Rahman Rahmani.

The two-day seminar will culminate in the programs held by the executive committee of Pakistan Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship groups. The groups are working under Asad Qaiser in order to mitigate hindrances in the relations of the countries. The groups also work for encouraging bilateral trade.

The seminar will host participants from Afghanistan’s political and parliamentary leadership. Representatives from Afghanistan’s Trade and Investment community are also expected to join. From Pakistan’s side intellectuals, academia, investors, and traders of Pakistan will also be taking part in the seminar. Inter-Parliamentary contacts, bilateral relations, trade, economic stability, connectivity of the region are some issues likely to be addressed in the seminar.

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The Seminar will span over two days, including opening and closing ceremonies, and sessions with various themes. The sessions will revolve around Pakistan and Afghanistan’s relations and trade in the seminar.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will attend the opening ceremony. Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani’s video message will also be telecast during the inaugural ceremony.

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The seminar is being articulated as a pivotal event that will bring change in the region by rendering new perspectives to the issues that traders in Afghanistan and Pakistan face. It is also expected to solidify ties between the Pakistani and Afghani parliaments, creating ‘coordination along brotherly lines between the two nations.’

GVS News Desk


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