Islamabad: President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev received the Pakistani Parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Mr. Asad Qaiser at the Presidential Palace, today according to a press statement received from Baku, Azerbaijan.
Welcoming the Speaker, President Ilham hoped that First Trilateral Conference of the Speakers will contribute towards strengthening the relations among the three brotherly countries.
Speaker Asad Qaiser thanked the President for receiving him and conveyed the greetings and good wishes of President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The Speaker also thanked the President for extending continued support on the issue of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir. He briefed the President on the continued human rights violation in IIOJ&K.
The Speaker congratulated the President and the people of Azerbaijan on the resounding victory in the 44 day Patriotic War.
While talking to the Speaker highlighted the need for further expanding the excellent relationship between the two brotherly countries to a broader array including education, health and climate change.
Speaker Asad Qaiser also proposed the creation of the Joint Working Group between the Commerce Ministries to focus and prepare action plan for increasing bilateral trade.
President Ilham stressed that Azerbaijan has always stood by Pakistan on its just and legitimate stance regarding the issue of Jammu & Kashmir and assured that Azerbaijan will continue to extend its support at all international fora with regard to Jammu & Kashmir.
The Speaker extended an invitation to the President of Azerbaijan to visit Pakistan and address the National Assembly of Pakistan.
President expressed his desire to visit Pakistan after the improvement in pandemic situation. He positively reciprocated the proposals by the Speaker to intensify cooperation in commerce and trade, education, health and climate change. President also proposed cooperation between the ecological organizations of the two countries.