Qureshi invites German Companies to take advantage of Pakistan’s investor friendly policies

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has invited German Companies to take advantage of Pakistan’s investor friendly policies, especially in the field of infrastructure development, agriculture, food processing, energy, mining, manufacturing, water and waste management etc.     

Talking to the German Ambassador Martin Kobler at the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Thursday, Qureshi welcomed the German automaker Volkswagen’s decision to start manufacturing vehicles in Pakistan.

The foreign minister expressed satisfaction at the burgeoning trade and investment relations between the two Countries.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi appreciated the establishment of Energy forum by Germany and invited the German investments in hydroelectric power generation, particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan.

The minister also underscored the need to promote legal migration of Pakistani workers to meet the growing demand of skilled labour in the Germany economy. He appreciated the positive role of Pakistani Diaspora in Germany, which acts as a bridge in enhancing people-to-people contacts.

During the meeting, the two sides appreciated the positive developments in bilateral relations and agreed to translate the existing friendship and mutual goodwill into strong political and economic partnership.

The ambassador assured of Germany’s full support in enhancing bilateral relations in all areas of mutual interest.

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