ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Ambassador-designate of Japan, Norway, Poland, and Cambodia met President Dr. Arif Alvi at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Monday separately, and presented their credentials to him.
Talking to the ambassadors-designates, the president congratulated them and expressed the hope that they would play their role in further strengthening political, commercial, diplomatic, and cultural relations with Pakistan.
The president said that Pakistan offers enormous investment opportunities and foreign businesses should take advantage of the business-friendly policies of the country, especially in agriculture, information technology, telecommunication, energy, and tourism sectors.
The president highlighted Pakistan’s desire to further expand bilateral trade and commercial cooperation with the friendly countries, saying that the mutual trade needed to be taken to its fullest potential.
President Arif Alvi asked the ambassadors-designates to encourage the businesses of their respective countries to invest in Pakistan which is an attractive destination for investment.
The president apprised the envoys about Pakistan’s successful handling of the COVID-19 pandemic by introducing smart-lockdowns which led to the containment of the disease.
Dr. Arif Alvi also highlighted the need to provide humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan which had been a victim of war for over four decades.
The president expressed his best wishes for all the envoys for their new assignment in Pakistan and hoped that they would play their role to further cement bilateral relations during their tenures.