Mamnoon Hussain, President Islamic Republic of Pakistan met Tajik President Emomali Rahmon at the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Qingdao China.
The two heads of states discussed the issues of strengthening regional stability, joint fight against terrorism, extremism, illegal drug trafficking, transnational crime, as well as other regional and international issues.
They agreed that it was extremely important to stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and to establish peace and stability in this country for Tajikistan and Pakistan. They noted the bilateral economic potential between Pakistan and Tajikistan and agreed to make joint efforts to substantially increase bilateral trade.
The two leaders explored the prospects of cooperation in of trade, economy, investment, culture, education, science & technology, defense and people-to-people contacts.