ISLAMABAD:(APS) April 25,2016-Ambassador of Brazil Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins has said that Pakistan have important geo- strategic location to play significant role not only at region level but also catalyst for global trade.
Gowanda Port and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to provide immense opportunities for regional and global trade and to way forward for regional connectivity, said Ambassador of Brazil Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins ,hwile addressing “ Meet the Press Program“, along with President National Press Club (NPC) Shakeel Anjum ,Secretary NPC, Imran Ahmed Dhillon and Senior Vice president Naveed Akber here on Monday at NPC auditorium.
Brazilian envoy said that the South Asia is dynamic region, which play huge role in global economy, adding that reconciliation in Afghanistan will must for the peace and stability in this region.
He said that Pakistan and Brazil and huge have huge potential to enhancing the cooperation in trade, education and Agriculture and stressed the need to enhance understanding and broad relationship with Pakistan at different levels.
Because of important geo- strategic location Pakistan would be converted in investment hub and to provide economic integration to the all region, he said.
He said that Pakistan also to play huge role to connect the Central Asian state with market of the developed world and also to use the energy for industrial growth.
Both the friendly countries would have more prospects and potential to enhance the mutual trade for the economic growth and prosperity, Ambassador said.
He said that current volume of bilateral trade which is around $ 300 million is not reflective of our relations and potential available in the two countries.
He added that his country was the, most prominent trade partner of Pakistan in Latin America and was keen to enhanced trade with Pakistan.
The envoy said the Brazil economy had been ranked second largest economy in Latin America. More than 30pc of exports are being carried out in Agriculture and livestock sector.
Replying to a question, he said that Brazil become an emerging economic power in the world, 6th GDP after US, China, Japan, Germany and France. He highlighted Brazil growing economy and its impact on the country.
He said that his country believed on peaceful co-existence and resolved all matter through negotiation and dialogue.
Replying to a question, he said “ we have diverse society people from different relegion living together and mutually working for the prosperity of the country.
Question regarding the economic and trade competition with other large economies of the world, he said that Brazil have no competition play a role to participate in global economy.
Brazil is keep to cooperation in education with Pakistan, ‘We are offering the different scholarship for Pakistani students at under and graduate level.
He also appreciated the role of Pakistan media for playing a role for policy and direction and said that they have dynamic example for other countries media.
While the Ambassador of Brazil has announced the traditional Marshall Art short training “ Capoeira Worships“ for kids of journalist in National and offered full support.
He also appreciates the hospitality of the people of the Pakistan and said that especially the people of Khyber Paktoon Kwa (KPK) are more loving and hospital table.
While President National Press Club, Shakeel Anjum in his well come address hails the visits Ambassador of Brazil Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins in NPC.
He said that the National Press Club to play role to bridge the cultural gap between both of the country`s and manage different cultural program with the collaboration of Brazil embassy.
In conclusion remarks, Secretary NPC, highlighted the different aspects of relations between both countries and present Shield in the honor the Ambassador of Brazil Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins from Natiuonal Press Club Islamabad.