Pakistan and Azerbaijan reaffirmed their commitment to enhancing collaboration in multiple areas, including trade, energy, and the economy. Caretaker Minister for Planning, Muhammad Sami Saeed, met with Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov, to discuss the positive trajectory of their bilateral relations.
Both sides expressed their determination to bolster ties, focusing on trade, connectivity, energy, tourism, and Information Technology. Ambassador Farhadov highlighted the positive impact of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Pakistan since 2022, with approximately 50,000 Pakistani tourists visiting Azerbaijan that year. He also noted the convenience of Azerbaijan’s online visa system, which processes visas for Pakistani tourists in just three hours.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 13th, 2023.