Kazakhstan and Pakistan Seek to Boost Trade Relations

Islamabad, April 4, 2024 :

In a bid to bolster trade ties between Kazakhstan and Pakistan, Ambassador Yerzhan Kistafin of Kazakhstan met with Federal Minister for Commerce Jam Kamal Khan on Thursday.

The meeting focused on strategies to increase the trade volume between the two nations.

During the discussions, both dignitaries deliberated on the establishment of rout maps and improving connectivity to facilitate smoother trade operations.

Minister Jam Kamal recognized the significant potential for cooperation between Kazakhstan and Pakistan, noting the positive developments observed in bilateral relations over the past two years.

Highlighting the contributions of companies like TCS and LNC in fostering economic ties, it was emphasized that collaborative efforts have played a crucial role in advancing trade activities.

Ambassador Kistafin expressed optimism about the forthcoming bilateral agreement, which is expected to further unlock the trade potential between the two countries.

He also conveyed greetings from Federal Minister for Commerce’s counterpart, emphasizing the vast opportunities in various sectors including agriculture, particularly in crops like Kino and Mango, as well as in IT, culture, fashion industry, mining, logistics, construction, and energy sectors.

Furthermore, the discussions also touched upon visa issues and the challenge of illegal human trafficking, underscoring the importance of addressing these issues to ensure the integrity of bilateral relations.