Islamabad: Spanish Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Carlos Cesar Morales Sanchez said Spain values the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan national in war against terrorism and its endeavors for regional peace and stability. Spanish Ambassador also congratulated the Speaker National Assembly, Ayaz Sadiq for enabling Pakistan’s Parliament as first in the world to go green. Mr. Carlos Cesar Morales Sanchez expressed these views while meeting with speaker at Parliament House on Thursday.
Spanish Ambassador assured Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq to form a Spain&Pakistan friendship in the Spanish parliament. Referring to Spain-Pakistan friendship group formed in Spanish Legislature, he highlighted that Spain reciprocates Pakistan’s gesture of friendship and aspires to cement and diversify bilateral relations with Pakistan.
Referring to Spain’s interest in investment and trade opportunities, particularly in Pakistan’s wind and solar energy, agriculture, textile and tourism sector, the Speaker informed that Pakistan is taking revolutionary steps in promoting alternative renewable energy resources. He further informed the Ambassador that Pakistan’s Parliament is first in the world to be completely powered by solar energy. He also stressed on the need for promoting people-to-people contact.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq remarked that Pakistan has taken keen interest in attaining sustainable goals and benchmark has been set in the Parliament House by establishing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Secretariat that will provide technical assistance in achieving sustainable development in the country.
The Speaker reiterated the need for forging stronger partnerships in advancing common interests and informed regarding Pakistan-Spain Friendship Group established in the National Assembly of Pakistan. He urged for diversification of bilateral relations and stressed on the need for strengthening inter-Parliamentary relations through regular exchange of parliamentary delegations.