Ambassador of Bulgaria to Pakistan Aleksandar Parashkevov has said that Bulgaria and Pakistan established diplomatic relations on 15th June 1965 and these relations are improving with each passing day.
He expressed these views during his visit to Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) on 22 February. The ambassador said Bulgaria and Pakistan have always enjoyed friendly ties built upon mutual respect and convergence of views and global and regional developments.
He further said that Bulgaria is very important country and gateway to Europe. He said that when the issue of according GSP+ status to Pakistan was put to a vote Bulgarian members of the European Parliamentarian supported the move.
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He said that both Bulgaria and Pakistan were committed and making joint efforts towards the promotion of bilateral relations especially the trade which is evident from several meetings of intergovernmental commission and rounds of Bilateral of political consultation.
He said that the problems for progressive development in every sector but it is important that Bulgaria and Pakistan collaborate and develop a coordinated approach and strategy for the betterment of the people of the brotherly countries.
President SCCI Malik Ashraf Awan siad in welcome address that Pakistan and Bulgaria have good relations while this relations should be improved. He said that the trade relations should be better and stronger in future. He pinpointed the problems of exporters about visa and other matters.