Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that Pakistan attaches immense importance to its friendly relations with Korea and wants to further expand the bilateral relations through enhanced corporation in trade and investment sectors. He said that there were vast opportunities of investment in agriculture and tourism sectors in Pakistan and Korean investors can take benefit from these opportunities.
The Speaker NA expressed these views while talking to convener of Korea-Pak friendship group Ms. Cho Bae-sook member of Korean Parliament who called on him along with parliamentary delegation at Parliament House on Monday. Matters pertaining to bilateral relations and mutual interest came under discussion during the meeting.
Qaiser said that people to people contacts can bring both nations more closer. He was of the view that regular exchange of parliamentary delegations will promote mutual harmony and cooperation. He said that present government was paying special attention on development of agriculture sector and to promote economy of the country.
The Speaker NA said that Pakistan and Korea can be benefited from each other experiences in agriculture sector and Pakistan wanted to enhance corporation with Korea for development of this sector. He said that both the countries can bring positive changes in agriculture sector through modern technology.
Asad Qaiser stressed the need for providing every possible facility to Pakistani workers working in Korea. He said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a game changer project which will create job opportunities in the region and new era of development and prosperity will usher in the region with the completion of this project. He invited the Korean investors to invest in CPEC project
Ms. Cho Bae-sook, while thanking the Speaker for his kind remarks said that Korea highly values its cordial relations with Pakistan. She said that Korea desired to enhanced cooperation with Pakistan and tourism and other social and economic sectors. She said that Pakistan can be benefited by promoting religious tourism. She was of the view that by rehabilitation of site of Gandhara civilization can boost the tourism in Pakistan. She appreciated the role of Pakistani immigrants in progress and development of Korea.