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Pakistan’s Ambassador designate to Qatar Shehzad Ahmad calls on Finance Minister

Islamabad, March 03, 2014 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Ambassador designate to Qatar, Mr. Shehzad Ahmad called on Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar in the Finance Ministry this morning.

The Finance Minister said that there is huge potential of foreign investment in Pakistan particularly in economy, energy and infrastructure sectors. He said that we have introduced a very robust economic revival programme which includes public private partnership on the basis of Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model.

The Finance Minister said that the new initiatives will be instrumental for economic rebuilding. Important initiatives include deregulation, undertaking structural reforms to improve management of public finances and making Pakistan an attractive investment destination.

He said that Qatar has expertise in energy sector and the Ambassador should encourage the potential investors from Qatar on opportunities available in the Country. The Finance Minister emphasized that it is now for the Pakistani Missions abroad to draw attention of the investors to Pakistan where huge potential is available for foreign investment.

The Ambassador designate briefed the Minister on his plans to represent Pakistan effectively in Qatar. The Ambassador designate assured the Finance Minister that he will work hard to enhance existing cooperation between the two countries. He also thanked the Finance Minister for his Ministry’s commitment and support to provide assistance in attracting foreign investment in the Country.

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