ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 7th Feb, 2021 ) :Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese on Sunday said Gilgit Baltistan has huge potential in agriculture and livestock and transfer of technology would be must to promote the value addition in these sectors.
Gilgit Baltistan is potential region for promoting the agriculture, live stock, horticulture and tourism and Italian government can cooperate to enrich the true potential of these sectors, Ambassador, Andreas Ferrarese said this in follow-up meeting to Chairman Pakistan Federation Chamber of Commerce and industry (FPCCI) Capital Office, Qurban Ali here.
The Ambassador said currently Italy was providing technical assistance in Agriculture and horticulture upgradation through modern machinery, value addition in agriculture, livestock and tourism sectors in the region, said a news release.
Andreas Ferrarese underlined the importance of promoting cultural connectivity with Pakistan and regional cultures to promote bilateral trade.
The Ambassador said that dairy and Agriculture and livestock, cherries and cherries products, processed food and the construction sector were the areas where Italy could extend its cooperation with Pakistan.
He said that this would help business communities from both the countries to enhance mutual interaction for exploring new avenues of mutual businesses and investment to increase the bilateral trade between both sides.
Andreas Ferrarese said that “We are living in the era of economic diplomacy and economic trade relations are the assurance for peace, harmony and stability between the countries.” He said that both sides want to achieve their economic and trade integration through the cooperation and exchange of culture and art to cement bilateral relations.
The Ambassador said that green economy, transfer of technology for industrial sector including livestock and agro industry, education and health are major areas of focus to extend the bilateral cooperation with Pakistan.
The ambassador said that through the green economy, Italy wanted to cooperate with Pakistan for environment protection, circular economy,resource saving and management, ecosystem protection and recovery,water conservation and natural disaster prevention.
He said that in coming November,”We would initiate the upcoming derives of the green economy in Karachi, where experts, business including people from all walks of life to share their view applicable model for the green economy and its due role in the country’s economy.
From : www.urdupoint.com