Pakistan, Argentina agree to boost parliamentary ties
Argentinean and Japanese ambassadors separately call on Chairman Senate in Islamabad.
Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that a strong and vibrant Parliament will strength democracy and its institutions.
He said this while in a meeting with Argentinean Ambassador Rodolfo Jose Martin Saravia, who called on him at Parliament House.
Chairman Senate and Argentinean Ambassador agreed that people-to-people contacts and parliamentary relations would further be strengthened between two countries.
The Japanese Ambassador also called on Chairman Senate.
He apprised the Chairman about setting up of a new plant by Yamaha in Karachi and said that Pakistan is a huge market with a good work force. He said that the world needs to know that life goes on in Pakistan and there is a fair amount of normalcy.
Japanese ambassador highly regarded Pakistan's efforts in fighting terrorism and said that things don't change overnight, but they are getting better.
Chairman Senate remarked that Pakistan has a great deal to learn from Japan in how the people were able to rebuild their society.
Raza Rabbani reiterated the need to have frequent parliamentary exchanges between the two countries.
The Ambassador said that Japanese Prime Minister's visit to Pakistan is due this year.