Khawaja Asif, Korean NA speaker for further cementing bilateral ties

APP04-08 ISLAMABAD: August 08 - Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif shaking hand with Chung Sye-Kyun, Speaker of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea prior to a delegation level meeting at Foreign Office. APP photo by Saleem Rana

ISLAMABAD, Aug 8 (APP): Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Tuesday
held delegation level talks with Korean Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun and accompanying members of the Korean Parliament, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here Tuesday.
According to a statement of the Foreign Office, Chung Sye-Kyun is on a
three-day visit to Pakistan, on the invitation of Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan.
During the meeting, both sides discussed cooperation in the areas of
mutual interest and agreed to further strengthen cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, investment and manpower.
The foreign minister invited Korean companies to invest in Pakistan. The
Korean side was apprised of Pakistan’s bid for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and the need for a criteria-based approach for new members.
The Korean speaker thanked the foreign minister for
the warm welcome.
Chung Sye-Kyun appreciated Pakistan’s economic growth and expressed
desire to further strengthen the bilateral relations.