Zardari urges envoys to pursue country’s economic interests abroad

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday stressed for pursuing economic diplomacy by all diplomats for promoting economic interests of the country.Talking to Pakistan’s ambassador-designate to Algeria Mohammad Aslam, President Zardari called for encouraging the business community in countries of their posting to avail Pakistan’s liberal incentives package and investment friendly policies. The President while felicitating the newly appointed envoy asked him to concentrate efforts on promoting economic, trade and commercial ties between the two countries . He advised the ambassador-designate to also concentrate on exploring markets for export of Pakistani products into Algeria. The ambassador thanked the President for the confidence reposed in him and assured that he would work with full dedication to augment Pakistan’s bilateral relations with Algeria particularly in trade and investment. – APP