Islamabad mayor affirms interest in building direct ties with Baku

Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz has expressed the citys interest in building direct ties with Baku as he met with Azerbaijani Ambassador to Pakistan Ali Alizade.

He said they were ready to maintain cooperation in organizing various cultural, scientific, educational, tourism, humanitarian and social projects in Islamabad in order to develop and strengthen relations between the two countries.

Ambassador Alizade highlighted humanitarian and social projects organized in Pakistan through the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, saying these projects play a vital role in strengthening ties between the two nations.

The Ambassador also spoke of Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan. “Religious and cultural monuments, mosques were destroyed and vandalized in ancient Azerbaijani lands as a result of this aggression.” Alizade hailed Pakistans supporting Azerbaijans stance on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.