Islamabad, The National Security Advisor Dr. Moeed W. Yusuf had a video call with the Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Asset Issekeshev today.
During the call, both leaders discussed matters of mutual interest including regional security with particular emphasis on the evolving situation in Afghanistan. They agreed to remain engaged in that regard while reiterating the importance of peaceful political settlement and all inclusive setup in Kabul. Dr Moeed Yusuf hoped that the Afghan soil will not be used against other countries.
The two sides also discussed bilateral relations, including trade and economic relations and regional connectivity. Both agreed to work actively on all economic and trade engagement forums like Joint Business Council, Joint Working Groups and Inter Governmental Commission that would enhance bilateral trade relations between the two countries. They also discussed direct commercial flights between Pakistan and Kazakhstan which would be beneficial for the peoples and businesses of the two countries. Matters related to defence cooperation also came under discussion.
The two leaders also agreed to streamline coordination between their offices and decided to connect regularly on matters of mutual importance.
Both leaders expressed satisfaction over the excellent bilateral relations between Pakistan and Kazakhstan.