Pak-Italy bilateral ties to be enhanced

Pak-Italy bilateral ties to be enhanced

ISLAMABAD: (APP) Pak-Italy bilateral ties to be enhanced


Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo Tuesday called on Federal Minister for Science, Technology and Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain.


They discussed matters related to mutual interests with special focus on enhancing existing political and industrial cooperation, a press release said.


The ambassador invited the minister and his team to visit Italy to inspect working of various industries, which were keen to launch joint ventures in diverse fields.


The minister accepted the invitation and said that Italy was a gateway to the European market and "a very important strategic partner for our government."


"We are really eager to develop government to government relations in a variety of fields including science, technology  and industries," Rana Tanveer Hussain said.


He appreciated the efforts of Ambassador Stefano in bringing the two countries more closer to each other.

Later, the minister presented a souvenir to the ambassador.