Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says Pakistan is committed to the objective of regional connectivity.
He was addressing inaugural session of Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute at Urumqi on Thursday.
The Minister said Pakistan believes that the future of people of the region lies in greater connectivity with each other’s markets.
He said Pakistan seeks to expand trade and investment links with the region in the East, West and Central Asia.
The Minister called upon the member countries to expedite work on the proposals made by the prime minister of Pakistan to accelerate cooperation among the member states in the areas of aviation, capital markets and capacity development.
Reiterating Pakistan’s strong commitment to the CAREC programme, Ishaq Dar said enhanced regional cooperation will play a vital role in Pakistan’s economic success in the future.—Radio Pakistan