President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan greatly values the close and cordial fraternal relations with Azerbaijan and desires the further enhancement of bilateral relations in all fields.

The president said this while talking to Azerbaijan Ambassador to Pakistan Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizada, who called on him in Islamabad on Thursday. Ambassador Alizada handed over a letter of felicitation from President Ilham Aliyev to President Dr Arif Alvi on assuming the office.

The President stressed that there is a need to further enhance bilateral trade in order to strengthen the economic relations. He hoped that Ambassador Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizada would continue to play a proactive role toward further cementing the bilateral relations between the two countries.