Pakistan ‘interested’ in North-South Transport Corridor

Baku, October 15, AZERTAC

Special Assistant to the Pakistani Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi has expressed his country`s interest in engaging in North-South Transport Corridor project as he met with Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev.

He highlighted transportation infrastructure of Pakistan, saying the country wants to be involved in the North-South project.

Tariq Fatemi also hailed Pakistan-Azerbaijan economic relations.

Mustafayev spoke of Azerbaijan`s economy, transportation infrastructure, Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, transport and transit opportunities.

He told about Azerbaijan`s participation in the East-West and North-South transport corridors, as well as Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project, which will be launched soon.

Mustafayev spoke of free economic zone created in the Baku International Sea Trade Port.

The two also discussed prospects for Azerbaijani-Pakistani cooperation in the spheres of pharmaceutics, tourism, agriculture, and trade.

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