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Pakistan and Argentine both countries are bound in strong ties of friendship: Mayor Islamabad

Mayor Islamabad and Chairman CDA along with H.E Mr. Ivan Ivanissevich Ambassador of Argentine and other senior officers during tree plantation ceremony held at Argentina Park Islamabad

Islamabad: November 14, 2017 Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has said that Argentine Park was developed as token of friendship between the two countries. In order to make this park lush green, more plant species are being added. It is matter of encouragement that not only concerned departments and residents are making Islamabad greener but the diplomats residing in the Federal Capital are also participating in the process of making Federal Capital lush green.

He expressed these views during a tree plantation ceremony held at Argentina Park. On this occasion, H.E Mr. Ivan Ivanissevich Ambassador of Argentine, senior officers of MCI and CDA were also present.

Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Anser said that Pakistan and Argentine both countries are bound in strong ties of friendship. This scope of this friendship covers all aspects including economic, cultural and others and Argentina Park speaks about the friendship of both countries. He said that for the first time in the history of Federal Capital, local bodies system was introduced and responsibility of development of the city was given to the local elected representatives. He said that transforming the Federal Capital into a modal and lush green city in line with vision of our leadership is challenge but together we all can meet this challenge.

He said that for the first time in the history of Federal Capital private sector have been practically engaged in process of beautification of the city. In this context, different grounds, green belts, parks, roundabouts and other areas have been upgraded and more facilities have been included in these premises.

On this occasion H.E Mr. Ivan Ivanissevich Ambassador of Argentine said that the park was constructed in 1973 as a token of friendship between two nations. Similarly, one of state run secondary school was also named Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 1968, which shows the strength of ties between the two countries. He said that Jacranda and Buddah trees which are found in Northeast Argentina which will surely add to the beauty of city. 

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz directed the concerned formations to make arrangements and mechanism of security so that proper take care of planted species could be carried out.