ISLAMABAD (APP) President Asif Ali Zardari has urged all the diplomats to pursue and adopt economic diplomacy for furthering economic interests of the country as an essential component of the foreign policy. He was talking to Pakistans ambassadors and high commissioners designate to Malaysia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Greece and Sri Lanka, who separately called on him at the Presidency on Wednesday and discussed matters relating to their new assignments. The newly appointed envoys who called on the president included High Commissioner designate to Malaysia Masood Khalid, High Commissioner designate to Zimbabwe Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah, High Commissioner designate to South Africa Zaigham Uddin Azam, Ambassador designate to Kingdom of Jordan Attiya Mahmood, Ambassador designate to Kazakhstan Muhammad Akhtar Tufail, Ambassador designate to Greece Irfan-ur-Rehman Raja and High Commissioner designate to Sri Lanka Seemi Illahi Baloch. The president while felicitating the newly appointed envoys for their new assignments urged them to concentrate their efforts on promoting political, economic, trade and commercial ties between Pakistan and the countries of their posting. Zardari also advised them to encourage chambers of commerce and the business community in countries of their posting to avail the investment opportunities and benefit from the investor-friendly policies of the government. The envoys-designate thanked the president for the confidence reposed in them and assured that they would utilise all their capabilities to boost Pakistans bilateral ties with Malaysia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Greece and Sri Lanka.