TRIPOLI (APP) - Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said Pakistan wants a robust economic partnership with Libya, with particular focus on cooperation in trade, energy, financial and banking sectors. The Prime Minister stated this in a meeting with Secretary General of the General Peoples Congress (Speaker) of Libya, Engineer Embark Shamkh here at the parliament building. During the meeting, the two sides had a frank discussion on matters of bilateral interest, with particular focus on further strengthening the warm and close brotherly relations that exist between Pakistan and Libya. Prime Minister Gilani congratulated the Secretary General and expressed solidarity with the Libyan people on the 40th anniversary of Al-Fateh revolution. He expressed the desire to reinvigorate the relations between the two countries and take them to new heights. The Prime Minister referred to the draft agreements proposed by Pakistan on cooperation in oil and gas sector and an all encompassing defense cooperation between the two countries and said Pakistan wants a forward movement in this respect. Joint Ministerial Commission of the two countries will soon hold its meeting in Pakistan. Prime Minister Gilani recalled the seven MOUs including the export of manpower and human development signed between Pakistan and Libya during the visit of President Asif Ali Zardari in May last and said Pakistan wants early implementation on these MOUs. Similarly, the Prime Minister said there was need to increase the working capital of Pak-Libya Joint Holding Company to $ 100 million from the current around US dollars 10 million. He further said that Libya can help boost economic activities in Pakistan by establishing a $ 500 million revolving credit facility for investment in Pakistani projects. The Prime Minister said as Pakistan was following a look East vision, Libya can help Pakistan in getting market access not only to African countries but to the EU market as well. The Secretary General, who is close confidant of Libyan leader Mummar Qaddafi and former Prime Minister (2000-2003) and had various important positions, welcomed Prime Minister Gilanis desire for enhanced cooperation. He was of the view that the current trade relations between Pakistan and Libya do not commensurate with the amount of goodwill and close ties that exist between the two countries. The Prime Minister invited the Secretary General to visit Pakistan along with a parliamentary delegation. The Prime Minister and the Secretary General of General Peoples Congress were unanimous in the view that the warm and close relations that exist between the two countries, can be further strengthened through increased exchange of parliamentary delegations. The Secretary General briefed the Prime Minister about the working and functions of Libyas General Peoples Congress. Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources and Privatization, Syed Naveed Qamar and Pakistans Ambassador in Tripoli Jamil Ahmad Khan were also present in the meeting.