Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy Stefano Pontecorvo called on Federal Minister for water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif today in his office. Areas of mutual interest and cooperation in the field of defense and energy sector came under discussion, says a press statement issued today.

Minister Khawaja Asif said that Pakistan was looking for strengthening of relation with every country. He said that there was a lot of potential in Pakistan in the field of energy, defense, trade and scientific and technological development which need to be exploited for strengthening of relations on mutual trade and business and people to people contact may be increased." The ambassador apprised about the cordial relations Pakistan and Italy were enjoying at various level.