ISLAMABAD: Newly-appointed Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States (US) Ali Jehangir Siddiqui has emphasised the need to promote bilateral trade between the two countries.
He expressed these views while presiding over a day-long conference of Pakistan’s Consuls General and Commercial Counsellors in the US at Washington.
Matters related to consular facilitation, bilateral trade and investment, and outreach to Pakistani-American community for promoting the ties were discussed.
The ambassador was briefed on the recent improvement brought in the consular services. Applauding the steps taken by the embassy and the consulates general, Ambassador Ali Jehangir Siddiqui asked the concerned officers to further improve areas of consular services based on the feedback received from the community.
He directed the trade representatives to focus on untapped sectors on both sides for enhancing commercial ties between the two countries.