Algerian envoy and PAL agree to promote ties through literary exchanges – Journal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Algeria share a friendship that extends to various fields such as politics, economy, trade and defence. Writers and poets from the two countries should visit each other so that relations between the countries can be strengthened, Algerian Ambassador to Pakistan Brahim Romani said on Monday.

Addressing the President of the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL), Dr. Yousuf Khushk, during his visit to the academy, Mr. Romani said: “I believe that through this visit, the two countries will be able to foster a literary relationship”.

The envoy further said that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of literature should be signed between PAL and its Algerian counterpart.

Dr. Khushk was of the opinion that this endeavor would certainly foster good relations between writers from the two countries, adding that he would cooperate fully with the Ambassador in this regard.

“Literature can be used as a powerful tool to develop ties,” he said, adding that exchanging writers’ delegations and translating literature on a reciprocal basis was the need of the hour. . They unanimously agreed to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Algeria through literature.

Posted in Dawn, June 21, 2022

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