Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan Thursday met with the Ambassador of Japan Kuninori Matsuda who called on him here at Chief Minister House and congratulated the earlier for conducting a successful elections in the newly merged tribal districts. While discussing areas of mutual interest, the chief minister stated that after a long period of instability and insecurity, peace has been restored in the province and now the provincial government has embarked on a comprehensive strategy of industrialization of the province to promote trade and commerce.
Kuninori Matsuda appreciated the government’s efforts for restoration of peace adding that peace and stability are paramount in attracting investment adding that the investment opportunities in the province will be presented before potential Japanese investors. Further commenting on areas of mutual interests, the Chief Minister stated that the present government is focused on developing the Mines and Minerals sector in the northern areas of the province and is also planning on provision of cheap electricity to industries which will attract foreign and domestic investors.
The Japanese delegation was also informed about the government’s efforts to promote religious tourism in the province. Additional Chief Secretary Shehzad Khan Bangash highlighted historic Bhudist sites in the Takth bhai and Swat.