Pakistan High Commissioner Babar Amin has invited the President of the Senate Scott Rayan to visit Pakistan to bolster friendly relations and parliamentary exchanges between two nations.
During a meeting with President of the Senate in his office on Monday, the High Commissioner expressed satisfaction at the longstanding friendly relations between Australia and Pakistan.
“Pakistan would like to further strengthen people to people linkages and parliamentary exchanges with Australia”, he added.
The High Commissioner briefed the Senate President about the Pakistan-Australia parliamentary friendship group in the National Assembly and Senate of Pakistan stated that such bilateral Forums augmented bilateral parliamentary interactions.
Stressing on the need to enhance bilateral Parliamentary visits between both the sides, he invited Scott Rayan to visit Pakistan at mutually convenient dates.
The President of Australian Senate thanked the High Commissioner for the briefing and stated that the Charter of the Commonwealth brings us together for upholding democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
He appreciated the constructive role being played by the dynamic Pakistani Community in various spheres. He appreciated the role of Parliamentary Friendship Groups in the two Parliaments and added that, such bilateral parliamentary cooperation affords both sides an opportunity to engage in mutually beneficial interactions.
The President of Australian Senate agreed to include a future visit to Pakistan in his calendar, subject to mutual agreement on time.