Islamabad (VOM) H.E. Dr. Mazen Obeid, Ambassador of Syria to Pakistan said that his country wanted stronger trade and economic ties with Pakistan as both countries have good potential to enhance cooperation in many fields for their mutual benefit. He said this while addressing the business community during his visit to the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI). He said that Syria and Pakistan had signed MoUs for Joint Working Group & education and it was important to move forward on this initiative to further strengthen bilateral cooperation. He underlined the need of creating a Pak-Syria Business Council to promote business relations between the two countries. He said that PIA has started two weekly flights to Syria and hoped that it would help improve trade between the two countries. He stressed that the private sectors of both countries should participate in each other’s exhibitions to explore new avenues of business collaboration.