Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the future of both countries is dependent upon their unity , mutual trade and enhanced economic interlinks. He stressed to facilitate Afghan trade and investors as both countries have vast potential of investment and economic activities which would bring regional prosperity and development. He remarked that both countries can be hub of trade and business due to CPEC . He remarked that the Afghan owned and Afghan led peace process has been the chief concern of the incumbent government and no other country in the world can take credit equal to Pakistan in its efforts to maintain peace in Afghanistan. He lauded the efforts of Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser for bringing both countries together on the mutual interest of trade , investment and business as people to people contact are vital for regional progress and development. He appreciated the efforts of Speaker Asad Qaiser for organizing this successful seminar.
In his address, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar said that promotion of trade and economic links between Pakistan and Afghanistan would usher into new era of socio-economic development and would help bring people of the two sides more closer. He expressed these views while addressing the opening session of two-day seminar “ Pakistan- Afghanistan trade and investment forum 2020” in Islamabad on Monday. Speaker National Assembly said that 2,640 Kilometers Pak-Afghan border is not only the longest border that Pakistan shares with any of its neighboring country, it is also the thread which weaves our two nations into a historic tapestry of social, cultural, linguistic, economic, religious and fraternal ties.