Islamabad (Web Desk): President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday stressed the need for exploiting the opportunities with Bangladesh in areas of trade, investment and culture.
The president expressed these views in a meeting with Pakistan's High Commissioner-designate to Bangladesh Syed Ahmad Maroof at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
President Alvi mentioned that huge potential in trade existed between Pakistan and Bangladesh, which he said, needed special attention.
He said the two countries enjoy the commonalities of religion and history and emphasized the need to strengthen people-to-people and cultural ties.
President Alvi expressed best wishes for the envoy-designate and urged him to work towards bringing Pakistan and Bangladesh closer during his stint in Dhaka.