Kazakhstan ambassador calls on Khawaja Asif

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ISALAMAD, Nov 3 (APP): Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Pakistan Bakhitbek Shabarbayev Tuesday called on Khawaja Muhammad Asif Minister for Water and Power.They discussed issues of mutual interest and hoped that bilateral relation between the two Muslims brethren countries would be improved by each passing day, said a press release.The Minister said that both the countries have commonality in their culture, language and tradition which are playing cementing force for strengthening of bilateral relations.Both the side agreed that the relations would be further strengthened thorough people to people contact, trade and business like activities.The ambassador apprised that work was in progress on the construction of road which would link Kazakhstan to Pakistan Via Urumqi, a Chinese city under China Pakistan Economic Corridor.The Minister said that CPEC was a game changer and it would bring peace and prosperity for the whole region.He also felicitated the ambassador for his designation as the Dean of Diplomatic Corps in Pakistan.