Pakistan-Bangladesh inch closer

Pakistan-Bangladesh inch closer

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has praised the relationship between Pakistan and Bangladesh.

A group of senior journalists from leading media houses ‘think tanks’ of Bangladesh called on the Foreign Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During the meeting, the Foreign Secretary highlighted that Pakistan and Bangladesh are bound in a special historical relationship that goes back to 1947 when their leaders worked hard to gain independence. She emphasized on the importance of strengthening bilateral relations in the fields of trade, education, culture and enhancing people to people contacts.

She referred to the special links between the people of the two countries that are based on a common history, culture, religion and values.

“The two countries belonging to the same region, both have much to gain from these special people to people links” she added.

The delegation reciprocated warm sentiment that the people of Bangladesh have towards Pakistan. They thanked the Foreign Secretary for the hospitality accorded to them in Pakistan.

The media delegation is presently on a week-long visit to Pakistan where they are scheduled to interact with senior officials, think tanks and media.