Chinese CG, other diplomats appreciate election in Pakistan, vow to work with new govt

Karachi: Chinese, German and Omani diplomats have appreciated the completion of election and vowed to work with the new elected government.

They were talking to journalists at a dinner hosted by prominent businessman and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Cote d’ Ivoire Fazal Karim Dadabhoy in honor of Dr Rudiger Lotz, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany at Dadabhoy residence and was attended by former caretaker provincial information minister Ahmed Shah, Mohammad Iqbal Memon, Home Secretary, diplomats from Iran, Qatar, Thailand, Arif Suleiman, Dr Mohammad Altamash, Kaleem Farooqi, Farooq Afzal, Barrister Halar Wasan, businessmen, industrialists and notables of the city.

Consul General of the people’s Republic of China Yang Yundong said that China is a close friend of Pakistan.

“There will be no difference which political party is in power. We express best wishes to the new government,” he added.

The senior diplomat maintained that the two countries will come further closer in the years to come.

In his comments, the Consul General of Germany said that trade between Pakistan and Germany is strong and balance is in favor of Pakistan, however, it needs to be further improved. The volume of mutual trade is 4 billion Euros and will expand further.

Consul General of the Sultanate of Oman Engineer Sami Abdullah Salim Al-Khajari, mentioned that there were many opportunities for trade between Pakistan and Oman.

“They can go to Oman and take advantage of the commercial benefits, while a private airline in Oman, Salam Air, has also started service from Pakistan,” he remarked.