President for strengthening Pak-Ukraine ties

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 4 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday
called for strengthening bilateral ties with Ukraine and urged upon
the ambassador-designate to encourage Ukrainian investors to take
advantage of the Pakistan’s business opportunities.
Talking to Pakistan’s ambassador-designate to Ukraine, Maj.
Gen. (Retd) Athar Abbas here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President
stressed the need to expand people-to-people contacts and exchange
of delegations in trade, culture and education sectors.
The President hoped that the Ambassador-designate would make
concerted efforts to strengthen the friendly ties that exist between
the two countries.
He noted that bilateral trade between the two countries had
shown increase in the recent years and added that efforts should be
made to ensure that the momentum continues to further enhance the
quantum of bilateral trade.
The President asked the ambassador-designate to focus on image
building by highlighting the rich and diversified cultural heritage
and democratic and progressive nature of the Pakistani society.
He congratulated ambassador-designate on his appointment to
Ukraine and wished him success in discharge of his new
responsibilities.