Pakistan, Oman agree to boost economic cooperation

Pakistan, Oman agree to boost economic cooperation

A four-day visit of the Omani delegation headed by President of State Council of Oman Dr. Yahya Mahfoodh Salim Al-Manthri to Pakistan concluded on Saturday with a resolve to boost bilateral parliamentary and economic ties between the two countries.

The President of the State Council of Oman was on this visit on the invitation of Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani.

Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, Secretary Senate Amjed Pervez Malik and senior officers of the senate secretariat saw off the delegation at Benazir International Airport Islamabad.

During the 4 day visit, the delegation held separate meetings with the President of Pakistan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, senior political leadership of the senate, Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping, Advisor on Foreign Affairs and other government functionaries.

During a high-level meeting, State Council of Oman and Senate of Pakistan agreed to constitute a parliamentary friendship group and signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two Houses to enhance the Inter Parliamentary linkages and explore the avenues for economic cooperation between the two countries.

During interaction with the delegation Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani said that there is a huge potential for cooperation in different sectors for mutual benefits of both the countries.

Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor would open the doors of economic prosperity not only for Pakistan but also for the whole region.

He said Oman should benefit from its huge economic potential.

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