ISLAMABAD : Yemen Minister of Trade & Industry and Ambassador of Sweden separately called on Speaker, National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Parliament House, Islamabad, on Wednesday. Talking to the Minister for Trade and Industry of Yemen Dr. Saadaldeen Ali Salim Talib, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said that Yemen and Pakistan are tied in eternal bonds of religion and culture; therefore steps may be taken for further solidifying the existing brotherly relations between two countries. He said that present government has created conducive environment for foreign investment by introducing various incentives and reforms in the economic sector.

He stressed the need to enhance interaction between business communities of both the countries.

Minister of Yemen Dr Saadaldeen Ali Salim Talib said that Yemen considers Pakistan one of its close friends. He said that law and order situation in Yemen has largely improved and the government is actively pursuing the reconstruction and rehabilitation process. He also expressed his government’s desire to further enhance economic cooperation between two countries. He asked the Speaker for support of National Assembly for capacity building of its Parliamentarians and support staff.