ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday invited Bahraini investors to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan, particularly in commercial and tourism sectors.
While talking to a Bahraini delegation led by Minister for Industries, Commerce and Tourism of Bahrain Zayed R. Alzayani at the PM Office in Islamabad the prime minister said cooperation between the two countries in economic fields would further strengthen brotherly ties between the two countries.
The Bahraini delegation comprised Shaikh Hamad bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bader Fareed Abdul Rahman Isa Alsaad, Sayed Heshan Alawai Hamza Salman Alsaken and other senior officials from Bahrain.
The prime minister said that Pakistan considered Kingdom of Bahrain a close friend and trusted partner.
“Our bilateral relations are founded on shared history, cultural linkages and strong people-to-people contacts,” he said.
Nawaz Sharif appreciated the active participation of Bahraini delegation in the Second Pakistan-Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference.
The prime minister also urged the Bahraini delegation to explore investment opportunities in various sectors of Pakistan.
Sharif said the Pakistani diaspora in Bahrain was serving as a human bridge between the two brotherly countries and had been playing an important role in the development and prosperity of both Pakistan and Bahrain.
The prime minister expressed his good wishes for King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
The Bahraini Minister of Commerce conveyed the greetings of King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa to the Prime Minister and said he was in Pakistan with a special mandate to expand the scope of economic ties between both the counties.
The prime minister also appreciated the role of Javed Malik as the Ambassador of Pakistan to Bahrain and complimented him in his positive role on economic diplomacy.
The meeting was also attended by Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan, Ambassador to Bahrain Javed Malik and senior officials.