ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with his Kyrgyz counterpart Jeen bekov Sooronbai, who led the Kyrgys delegation at the 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad.
The Prime Minister thanked the Kyrgyz Prime Minister for his participation in the ECO Summit. He said participation of Kyrgyz prime minster added substance and value to its deliberations. The Kyrgyz Prime Minister felicitated Pakistan on the successful hosting of the Summit as well as for the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegation.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan recalled his last visit to Bishkek in May 2015, which was very productive. He expressed satisfaction at the implementation of decisions taken during that visit.
The two leaders stressed the need to enhance trade, economic, energy and defense cooperation. In this regard they noted with satisfaction the progress made in road connectivity these would link Kyrgyz Republic to parts of Pakistan.
Both sides agreed to actively pursue the ongoing initiatives in energy and connectivity sectors between them.