NDU delegation calls on Pak HC in Canada

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ISLAMABAD, May 5 (APP): A delegation of National Defence
University (NDU), which is currently on foreign study tour to Canada, called
on High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan at the Pakistan High Commission.
Tariq Azim welcomed the delegation and said that the Commission’s
top priority was to strengthen Pakistan-Canada relations and build positive
image in the minds of Canadians about Pakistan, a press release received here from Ottawa said Friday.
During the last one year, he informed that there had been significant
improvement in bilateral political relations between the two countries.
He said that the volume of trade between the two countries had been
doubled in the last year and reached the $1.4 billion figure.
“However, still there is a lot to do in this regard and we are
reaching out to the Canadians for utilizing the existing true potential between the two countries,” he added
The High Commissioner informed the delegation that Canadian
investors and businessmen were now looking towards Asian markets and
Pakistan provides an opportunity to them to reap the dividends of the
economic opportunities in the country.
He hoped that there would be significant increase in bilateral trade
during the next few years, due to Canadians shift in trade policies of looking towards Asia.
Tariq Azim said exchange of such visits of NDU provided officers
tremendous exposure and great learning experience of the foreign
governments, hoping that the officers could replicate the positive things in the public sector while serving the country.