Delegation of NATO Parliamentary Assembly from Danish Parliament led by Mr. Mads Fuglege, Member of the Danish Parliament called on Deputy Chairman Senate, Mirza Muhammad Afridi, today at Parliament House
During the meeting, extensive discussions were held on strengthening bilateral relations and addressing issues of common concern. The Deputy Chairman called for exploring opportunities to enhance trade and economic cooperation with the EU, aiming to further solidify economic ties and promote shared prosperity.
The Deputy Chairman Senate emphasized the significance of mutual learning from each other's experiences. Pakistan stands to gain valuable insights from Denmark's expertise in the realms of Agriculture and Renewable Energy. The Danish Delegation concurred with the Deputy Chairman and expressed their commitment to assisting Pakistan in these fields.
Deputy Chairman Senate, Mirza Muhammad Afridi emphasized the importance of bolstering parliamentary relations between Denmark and Pakistan expressing commitment to democracy and governance.
The issue of Islamophobia was a significant topic of discussion. Deputy Chairman Senate conveyed the sentiments of the Muslim Ummah regarding the rising instances of Islamophobia in western countries. He underscored the importance of respecting each other's sacred beliefs and encouraged the promotion of interfaith harmony. The Deputy Chairman Senate also commended the Danish Parliament's efforts in addressing the issue of Islamophobia. He expressed optimism that the proposed legislation will receive approval and be put into effect.
The delegation and Mirza Muhammad Afridi engaged in a detailed conversation about the ongoing situation in Palestine. Deputy Chairman Senate stressed the need to condemn Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip and called for an end to the oppression faced by the Palestinian people. He further urged the delegation to advocate for a resolution of the Palestinian issue in accordance with United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.
Senators Hafiz Abdul Karim, Kesho Bai, Abida Muhammad Azeem, Gurdeep Singh, Peer Syed Sabir Shah, Muhammad Qasim, Secretary Senate Mohammad Qasim Samad Khan were also in attendance.