ISLAMABAD:  The newly appointed Ambassador of Argentina Ivan Ivanissevich paid a courtesy call on Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi here on Friday.

Fatemi expressed the confidence that he would endeavor to enhance the existing level of bilateral relations, particularly in the areas of trade and investment.

Fatemi briefed the ambassador on the policies of the present government. He also underlined that 2016 being the 65th year of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, it be used as an opportunity to give a fresh impetus to the bilateral relations.

Fatemi also called for agreeing on institutional mechanisms in all areas of bilateral interests, including economy and trade, science and technology, energy, education and culture.

Argentinean Ambassador assured the Fatemi that he was fully committed to further strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries. He also briefed the SAPM on the recent political developments in Argentina and the region.