German envoy discusses issues of mutual interest with Sardar Masood


ISLAMABD: Martin Kobler, Germany’s Ambassador to Pakistan, called on ajk President Sardar Masood Khan at the Jammu and Kashmir House here on Wednesday.
Sardar Masood Khan said that Germany and Pakistan enjoy very close relations. Germany is perceived as a strong nation with a credible and powerful brand as a nation and its leadership in science, technology and manufacturing has helped establish highest standards of excellence in the world, he said. President AJK invited the German Ambassador for exploring avenues for cooperation in Azad Kashmir particularly in the sectors of power generation, industrial development, startups, business incubators, skill development, and tourism.
The President complimented Ambassador Martin Kobler for being a very active, dynamic and successful diplomat and for promoting Pakistan German relations most energetically.
The German Ambassador thanked the Pakistani people for the warmth and respect they had given to him and his country and said it was his mission to take Pakistan German relations to a higher platform.
He said that the people of Pakistan were talented and hardworking, and they possessed the potential to develop economically and acquire a special place amongst emerging nations.
Ambassador Martin Kobler said that Azad Kashmir was an attractive tourist destination and Germany looks forward to developing people to people as well as academic and cultural relations between Azad Kashmir and Germany. Already, he said, Germany had invested in small hydropower projects there and would look into the possibility of for vocational training programmes.