Karachi—Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has asked the Western countries to make their Pakistan travel advisory ‘positive’. He was talking to the High Commissioner of Canada to Pakistan, Perry John Calderwood, who called on him at the Governor House here on Tuesday.
The Governor said that Pak-Canada ties span over several decades and that these relations are strengthening further with the passage of time. He stated that there is a need that the Western countries should change their travel advisory for Pakistan and make it ‘positive’.
Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan pointed out that Karachi is the commercial and economic hub of the country and after the maintenance of law and order, there had been an increase in foreign investment in Karachi as well as rest of the province of Sindh.
The Governor was of the view that Canadian investors should invest in energy projects, agriculture, infrastructure, health, education and other sectors. He said that Pakistan is Canada’s 39th largest export destination and 23rd import destination.
Perry John Calderwood said that Canadian firms are exploring for further investment in various sectors. He said that some 4,000 Pakistani students are acquiring higher education in Canada whereas 300,000 Pakistanis living in Canada are playing their important role towards betterment of Canadian economy. He said that Canada acknowledges Pakistan’s immense contributions in the fight against terror.