ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Italy yesterday agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in Science and Technology and industries.

“We are really eager to develop government to government relations in a variety of fields including S&T, and Industries etc,” Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for S&T and Defense Productions said while talking Italian Ambassador, Stefano Pontecorvo.

Ambassador Pontecorvo who called on exchanged ideas of mutual interest on political and industrial cooperation during the meeting.

The ambassador informed the minister that they will invite him and his team to Italy so they may come and visit various industries which are interest to the Pakistani government in a variety of fields.

The minister accepted the invitation and said that Italy is a gateway to European market and a very important strategic partner for our Government.

He appreciated the efforts of the Italian ambassador in bringing the two countries close and providing us with great opportunities to work with an active team of Italy in Pakistan. The minister presented a shield of thanks to the delegation.