ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In line with the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s long-term focus on economic diplomacy, a delegation of young entrepreneurs from the global non-profit Entrepreneurs Organization called on the Foreign Minister on Wednesday.
Held under the Foreign Minister’s “FM Connect Agenda” for greater stakeholder inclusivity, the delegation comprised of some of Pakistan’s top young CEOs from the Lahore Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization led by its President Mohsin Khawaja.
The Lahore Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization comprises 70 members of leading business groups, representing a cross-section of Pakistan’s industries.
Pleased to meet with some of Pakistan’s top professionals from the @EO_Lahore chapter as part of my #FMConnect series, opening the doors of the Foreign Office to multiple stakeholders. With a focus on #EconomicDiplomacy, I shared PM @ImranKhanPTI’s vision for Geo Economics. pic.twitter.com/7oVmIO5a9v
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) November 3, 2021
The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke to the business delegation about Pakistan’s vision for economic diplomacy and highlighted the measures taken thus far.
The foreign minister called for a win-win partnership between the Government and the private sector to work on shared objectives of economic development and prosperity.
Qureshi also shared Prime Minister Imran Khan’s emphasis on developing greater trade and investment opportunities for and in Pakistan.
The members of the visiting delegation apprised the foreign minister about steps they have taken to contribute to Pakistan’s economy and their future plans for expansion.
The meeting was part of Pakistan’s overall shift from geo-politics to geo-economics and was a continuation of the foreign minister’s regular interactions with different stakeholders on economic diplomacy.