Pakistan, 6 June 2023 (TDI): Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Asad Mohammad Khan received Wojciech Gerwel, Undersecretary of State Poland Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
They agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in trade, investment, and energy, as well as in migration and mobility. This agreement also includes the visa exemption agreement for diplomatic passport holders.
Pakistan and Poland intend to strengthen their economic relations by expanding bilateral commerce and stimulating investment flows between the two countries. This collaboration has the potential to result in expanded business prospects, job development, and economic growth.
Both countries will look into measures to improve trade, remove barriers, and create a conducive business environment for firms to grow. Another major part of the deal is energy cooperation. Both countries understand the importance of renewable energy sources and intend to collaborate in this area.
Sharing experience, technology, and best practices in areas such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, and clean technologies can all contribute to this. This type of collaboration can help Pakistan establish a greener and more sustainable energy economy.
The pact also promotes migration and mobility cooperation. This entails enabling people’s movement between Pakistan and Poland for a variety of reasons, including job, study, tourism, and cultural exchange. Both countries hope to increase people-to-people relations, foster cultural understanding, and boost tourist and educational exchanges by streamlining visa formalities and enabling simpler movement.
The agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic passport holders is a significant development, as it means that diplomats from both countries will be exempt from visa requirements when traveling for official purposes, facilitating smoother diplomatic relations, enhancing bilateral engagement, and promoting closer collaboration between Pakistan and Poland.