ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Lord Mayor of the City of London Dr. Andrew Parmley will lead a nine-member strong business delegation to Pakistan during his upcoming visit to Islamabad.
In this regard, Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Syed Ibne Abbas met City’s Lord Mayor in London and termed his upcoming Pakistan’s visit instrumental in forging closer trade and business ties between the two Countries, particularly with the companies based in the City of London.
The Pakistan’s ambassador told the London Mayor said that as a result of serious efforts undertaken by the government of Pakistan, the socio-economic indicators have shown significant improvement.
Syed Ibne Abbas said that Pakistan’s economic outlook has been rated positively by international credit rating agencies like Modern Index Strategy Indexes (MSCI) that upgraded Pakistan as an Emerging Market last year. Pakistan has an investor friendly regime with enormous profitable business opportunities, he further elaborated.
The Lord Mayor said that he was looking forward to the visit and would like to build long term business and trade links with Pakistan.
The visit by Lord Mayor follows the recently concluded successful visits of British Foreign Secretary Rt Hon Boris Johnson and FCO Minister for Asia and Pacific Alok Sharma to Pakistan.
With the improved economic outlook and fast changing narrative of Pakistan, the foreign investors are evincing keen interest in Pakistan’s trade and business landscape.