New Envoys of Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Korea, Somalia, Sudan and Sweden Presented Credentials to President

Arif Qureshi

Islamabad: Newly appointed Ambassadors of f Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Republic of Korea, Somalia, Sudan and Sweden presented their credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday at an impressive ceremony here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.

As part of the tradition the envoys arrived at the main gate of the Aiwan-e-Sadr in a horse driven carriage. National Anthem of Pakistan and anthems of the respective countries were played. A Guard of Honour was also presented.

Addressing on the occasion The President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan was desirous of further promoting friendly and brotherly relations with all countries particularly with its neighbors for peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

The President felicitated the newly appointed High Commissioner and Ambassadors to Pakistan and hoped they would work for further cementing the existing ties of their respective countries with Pakistan. The President also wished the newly appointed envoys a comfortable and pleasant stay in Pakistan.

The President said Pakistan offers great investment opportunities and urged the ambassadors to help their investors avail these opportunities. Talking about Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism, the President said Pakistan has rendered great sacrifices in fight against terrorism and was committed to end this.

The envoys who presented their credentials included Tarik Ahsan High Commissioner of Bangladesh, Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizada Ambassador of Azerbaijan, Suh Dong-gu Ambassador of Republic of Korea, Mrs. Khadija Mohamed Al-Makhsumi Ambassador of Somalia, Tageldin Elhadi Eltahir Ambassador of Sudan and Ms. Ingrid Johansson Ambassador of Sweden.

The Writer is Editor Daily Online News Paper “The Fortress” He can be reached at arifqoreshi@gmail.com

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