Pakistan, Denmark enjoy cordial relations: NA speaker


ISLAMABAD, JAN 09 (DNA) – Speaker, National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan and Denmark enjoy cordial and cooperative relations which needs to be further strengthened through substantive and long term parliamentary and economic cooperation.  He said this while talking to Ambassador of Denmark Mr. Jesper Moller Sorensen in Parliament House, today.

The Speaker said that broad based substantive and long term parliamentary and economic engagements between Denmark and Pakistan would add substance to the existing relations f or mutual benefits of both the nation.

 He appreciated Danish support to Pakistan in EU for inclusion in GSP plus scheme besides ongoing assistance in development program in Pakistan focusing on building education infrastructure in conflict affected areas of FATA, KPK and Balochistan.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said that parliamentarians of both the countries could bring both the nations more closer. He informed the Ambassador about the constitution of Pak-Danish Friendship Group in National Assembly.

 He said that engagement of parliamentarians would be beneficial for exchanging views and sharing experiences. The Speaker said that Danish Mission in Islamabad should mobilize business communities on either side to take advantage of immense economic and industrial potential in Pakistan.

 He said that Pakistan would welcome Danish investment in power generation, infrastructure development, dairy and food processing and industrial manufacturing.=DNA