Austrian Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Brigitta Balha called on acting Punjab Governor Ch Parvez Elahi at the Governor’s House on Thursday.

Austrian Honorary Counsel General Sarmad Amin also accompanied the ambassador. On this occasion, views were exchanged regarding security situation in the region, further improving bilateral relations and other matters of mutual interest.

Elahi said that both the countries have pleasant and friendly relations whereas there is a need to further enhance bilateral trade and trade activities.

“Pakistan is a peace-loving country and in particular, there are vast opportunities for investment in Punjab,” he added.

Talking to Parvez Elahi, the ambassador said that Pakistan has been hit the hardest by terrorism but it has controlled it very soon. “Austria highly values this effort of Pakistan,” the ambassador said.