ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday underscored that there was a conducive environment for foreign investors in Pakistan as the Country had greatly overcome the menace of terrorism.
While talking to a delegation comprising heads of foreign multinational companies in Islamabad, the president said Pakistan would welcome the investment in textile sector.
The president emphasized education had a pivotal role in the development of human resource and the incumbent government was making all out efforts for the socio-economic development of the Country.
President Mamnoon said the government was working on several projects to encourage the pursuit of higher education like Prime Minister’s Scheme for provision of Laptops and Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Programme.
Mamnoon Hussain further said Universities had a significant role in the social and economic progress of the Country. He said establishment of Information Technology (IT) University in Rawalpindi would further accelerate the process of social and economic development and foreign investment in the education sector would be appreciated.
The president appreciated the establishment of IT University in Rawat by the delegation in collaboration with the government of Punjab. He also commended the efforts of the delegation in promoting educational projects.
President Mamnoon said their struggle for the betterment of the marginalized classes of the society was highly praiseworthy.
While appreciating the award of scholarship to Pakistani students, the president underlined that the government would continue to support welfare activities through education.