Pakistan High Commissioner to United Kingdom (UK), Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said that Pakistan was rapidly gaining investors’ attention as the security challenge has been successfully overcome and infrastructure has significantly improved.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan is leading the economic reforms to facilitate investors and to ensure ease of doing business”, he stated this at a Reception hosted by Liberal Democrats Friends of Pakistan at the annual Party Conference in Bournemouth the otherday, said a statement issued by the High Commission here Sunday. According to High Commission statement, the room was packed to capacity by a large number of LibDem Lords, MPs, MEPs, Party Members, Parliamentary Candidates as well as members of the civil society and human rights activists.
Nafees Zakaria said that Pakistan’s geo-economics at play, attracting significant foreign investments.
Highlighting Kashmir issue, the high commissioner told the Lib Dem Party Conference that Kashmir was under siege by India, International Community should intervene to address humanitarian crisis in Indian occupied Kashmir. Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, on the occasion, made a strong pitch for attracting foreign investments to Pakistan Giving an overview of the economic opportunities in Pakistan, the high commissioner said the country was rapidly gaining investors’ attention as the security challenge has successfully been overcome and infrastructure has significantly improved.
He said Prime Minister Imran Khan was leading the economic reforms to facilitate investors and to ensure ease of doing business. He shared with the audience a list of projects ready for investment.
He particularly invited UK’s Fintech and IT companies to set up their branches in Pakistan which was the most competitive business destination in the region in terms of price and availability of human resource. He said the strong goodwill that exists at all levels between the two countries could be translated in terms of economic dividends.—APP