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Musharraf holds talks with Cordoba's leaders PDF Print E-mail
     CARDOBA,(Spain) April 26 (APP) President Pervez Musharraf Thursday hoped that sister cities of Lahore and Cordoba will establish strong links to promote economic and social affinities between Pakistan and Spain.

     He was speaking at a luncheon hosted by Mayor Ms Rosa Agvivar in his  honour in Cordoba.


     He said the city of Cordoba is a world heritage  with two thousand  years of history and having rich culture, traditions and values. He  said  it had those civil amenities, many centuries ago, which are now  being enjoyed by other cities.  


     He said Cordoba has a special place in the hearts of Pakistanis. Our great national poet Allama Iqbal has immortalized this city and Andalucia with his famous poem Dua.

      The President said this city has a key role to

play in bringing  about inter faith harmony as it lies at the historical junction. He  said through his strategy of enlightened moderation and Spain's  Alliance of Civilisation, Pakistan would like to join hands with Spain  in promoting the ideal of inter faith harmony.


      The Mayor said Cordoba has common religious and  historical heritage between Pakistan and Spain. Ms Rosa Agvivar  presented a symbol of sister cities of Lahore and Cordoba to the President. 


      Earlier, President of Regional Government of

Andalucia  Manuel Chavies had a meeting with General Pervez Musharraf. 


     Talking to him the President emphasised the need for inter faith harmony  and praised the efforts of the Pakistani leader in promoting moderation and tolerance.

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