Pakistan, Maldives can benefit from trade, tourism potential : PM
ISLAMABAD : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan and Maldives need to benefit from the vast potential in trade and tourism, and assured to support Maldives under Special Assistance Programme for South Asia.
Talking to Foreign Minister of Maldives Dunya Maumoon at the Prime Minister House, the Prime Minister said Pakistan attaches high importance to its relations with Maldives that are based on cordiality and common interests.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan had been successfully waging a relentless war against terrorism, adding that the ongoing military operation Zarb-e-Azb had produced positive results.
He emphasized that Pakistan would extend all possible cooperation to the initiatives of neighboring countries to eliminate terrorism.
Dunya Maumoon extended invitation to the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to visit Maldives and delivered the letter of the President Maldives on the occasion. The Foreign Minister thanked the Prime Minister for continued support to Maldives.