Italy assures unwavering support to democracy and sustainable development in Pakistan

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Islamabad ( Staff Reporter )The Ambassador of Italy Adriano Chiodi Cianfarani called on Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Wednesday.Talking to the Ambassador, the Speaker said that Pakistan values high its relations with Italy and desires to further strengthen it through people-to-people and parliamentary contacts.

He asked the Ambassador to energize the engagement between business community of the both the countries especially in energy sector to overcome the prevalent energy scarcity in the country.

The Speaker said that poverty, illiteracy and unemployment were the major problems, the people of the country were confronting. He said that enhanced cooperation with friendly countries like Italy in the economic field will help Pakistan in its programme relating to poverty alleviation and jobs provision.

The Ambassador of Italy said that his country also attaches great importance to its longstanding relations with Pakistan and assured the Speaker of his government’s unwavering support to democracy and sustainable development in the country. He said that Italian business community was keen to invest in various sectors especially in energy, infrastructure development and manufacturing sectors. He agreed that parliamentary contact between both the countries would be a source of further strengthening the warm cordial relations.

10 July 2013