Govt pursuing investor friendly policies; PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said the government has formulated investor friendly policies and it would welcome foreign investment in various sectors particularly in the energy sector.

Talking to Canadian High Commissioner Greg Giokas the Prime Minister said his government’s focus was on economic well-being of the people and pointed that for this purpose trade was a vital component.

Prime Minister reaffirmed that Pakistan and Canada share similar views on a range of regional and global issues for promotion of peace and stability.

During the meeting, views were exchanged on bilateral matters.

PM said regular consultations and exchange of visits by parliamentarians and businessmen would be mutually beneficial for both countries.

He said the presence of a large number of Pakistani expatriates in Canada gives a special meaning to the relationship and acts as a bridge of friendship between Pakistan and Canada.

Prime Minister also appreciated Canada’s humanitarian assistance to mitigate the natural calamities in Pakistan and hoped that development assistance would continue in the education sector.

Canadian High Commissioner re-iterated commitment of its Government to further strengthening ties between the two governments and its people.

Source: APP