PM, Bosnian President agree to expand cooperation b/w both countries

News Desk

The Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sefik Dzaferovic have agreed to improve the volume of trade and expand cooperation in different fields.

According to media reports, the understanding came at a meeting between Prime Minister of Pakistan and Bosnian President in Islamabad on Wednesday. The two sides signed two MOUs. One was related to Scientific and Technological Cooperation and the other about readmission of their own citizens and the accompanying protocol.

Imran Khan pointed out that the trade between the two countries currently stands at four point five million Euros which is nothing. He said both the sides have decided to hold further deliberations to improve trade and cooperation in every field.

The Premier has also expressed his gratitude to the Bosnian Leader for his principled stance on Kashmir dispute. He said India has been taken over by a fascist regime that is not only persecuting innocent people in occupied Jammu and Kashmir but also targeting its minorities especially the Muslims.

PM Imran Khan also expressed his concerns over rising trend of Islamophobia. He said freedom of speech shouldn’t be used as a tool to hurt the sentiments of any religious community.

“Desecration of our Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) Khatim-un Nabiyeen causes the greatest pain to the Muslims and the Western countries must understand it.

The Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia said on the occassion that both the countries have stood by each other in difficult times. He said there are great opportunities of cooperation between the two countries in diverse areas including military, agriculture and diplomacy.

On the issue of Kashmir, he said human rights of the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir must be respected. He also stressed for the resolution of the dispute in line with the UN Security Council Resolutions.

The Bosnian President also condemened Islamophobic incidents in the world and said these are unacceptable and religious feelings of the Muslims should not be hurt.

Sefik Dzaferovic also appreciated strategies of Pakistan to Covid19 pandemic. He thanked Pakistan for offering assistance to Bosnia in fight against the pandemic.

The Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia also invited Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Bosnia.