ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan appreciates the progressive policies of Kyrgyzstan government and that CASA-1000 project will help Pakistan overcome power crisis. He said this while talking to Minister of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic Kojoshev Arzybek Orozbekovich who along with delegation called on him here earier today.
CASA-1000 project is moving satisfactorily and the recent meeting of Joint Working Group held in Dubai took some important decisions which will ensure the project’s timely completion, prime minister said adding that the strategy has the potential to integrate South Asia, China and Central Asia–the three engines of growth in Asia.
Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan are both members of Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation and jointly they can achieve the goals of CAREC in the four priority areas including transport, energy, and trade policy and facilitation to alleviate poverty in the region, the prime minister said
The third session of Pak-Kyrgyzstan Joint Ministerial Commission would prove fruitful in enhancing bilateral trade and economic relationships, he expressed hope.