Pak diaspora in Canada urged to invest in Pakistan

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Observer Report

Ottawa

Pak diaspora in Canada urged to pursue long-term investments in Pakistan, Canadian companies investing in power projects in Pakistan, investment in power transmission lines also being discussed
High Commissioner for Pakistan to Canada Mr. Raza Bashir Tarar has urged the Pakistani diaspora and their representative associations in Canada to synergise their resources and formulate consortiums to launch bigger investment and development initiatives in Pakistan.
“It is heartening to see the Pakistani diaspora in North America come forward and contribute generously to the development of the country of their origin through home remittances and extension of relief and assistance to fellow brothers and sisters in difficult times, but it is high time various associations and their members of Pakistani diaspora thought of investing in bigger, long-term projects in Pakistan, particularly in the agriculture, housing, education and food sectors,” said the High Commissioner.
He was talking to a group of Pakistani investors and investors who met him at the High Commission to share with him various activities and initiatives launched by them in Pakistan, particularly in the water conservation, housing and education sectors. Mubin Ahmad, a Pakistani businessman from Edmonton, Alberta, and Mr. Atta ur Rehman Syed and Mrs. Sadaf Ibrahim, President Canada Pakistan Association, National Capital Region, were also present.