Pakistan

PM offers sale of defence equipments to Senegal

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with President Macky Sall of Senegal on the side-lines of the 70th UNGA Session in New York.

Matters relating to bilateral interest were discussed. The Prime Minister offered sale of defence equipment including JF 17 Thunder aircraft to Senegal.

The President of Senegal hailed Pakistan as one of the most important Muslim countries with a prominent role in OIC.

Meanwhile, PM Sharif also met Korean President Ms. Park Geun-hye yesterday on the sidelines of the 70th UNGA Session.

The two leaders expressed satisfaction at the positive trajectory of bilateral relations. Pakistan proposed to establish a mechanism for Strategic Dialogue at the Foreign Ministers level.

On trade and investment, the Prime Minister lauded the role of Korean investors in Pakistan and invited more Korean companies to invest in Pakistan in special economic zones, especially in the energy sector. Current bilateral trade volume is around US$ 1.17 billion.

Both leaders also discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s relations with India.

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