Indonesian Ambassdor calls on CM Shehbaz

LAHORE: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Iwan Suyydie Amri called on Chief Minister Punjab Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif here on Saturday to discuss matters of mutual interest and measures to further improve bilateral cooperation and relations.

Addressing on the occasion, the chief minister said Pakistan and Indonesia had bilateral religious, cultural and trade ties and there was need to further improve these ties.

He said there was a great scope of cooperation in the hilal food products and their exports can be boosted. He said export with Indonesia can be enhanced in the agriculture sector and there should be more and more exchange of trade delegations, he maintained.

He directed the formation of a committee under the secretary livestock for cooperation with Indonesia to increase export of hilal food products and directed it to finalize recommendations in this regard at the earliest.

Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Iwan Suyydie Amri said Pakistan and Indonesia enjoy good relations and we are keen to improve ties in the sectors of hilal food, textile, leather and telecom sectors.

Provincial ministers Malik Nadeem Kamran, Sheikh Alluddin, chairman P&D, secretaries of other concerning departments were also present on the occasion.