22 May | 2024

Lahore, Pakistan

PM directs Masood Khan to further promote Pakistan, US trade, investment

Pakistan’s ambassador to US briefs Shehbaz Sharif about performance of Islamabad’s mission in Washington

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan valued its mutually beneficial ties with the United States and was determined to further enhance its trade and investment in multi-dimensional fields of information technology, agriculture and industry.

Talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador to US Masood Khan, he directed the envoy to identify further avenues of collaboration to promote Pakistan-US trade and investment. He directed Pakistan’s Mission in Washington and the authorities in Pakistan to extend full cooperation to the American investors.

The prime minister underscored that the government was working on priority basis to further ease trade and investment-related rules and regulations. Ambassador Masood Khan briefed the prime minister about the performance of Pakistan’s mission in the US.

Earlier, the ambassador also called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar and both discussed bilateral economic and commercial relations between Pakistan and USA. He apprised the minister that the friendly relations between the two countries were deepening and mutual cooperation was enhancing between the two countries with the passage of time.

Highlighting the historical relations, the minister stressed upon making efforts to further enhance the business collaboration between the two countries which has great potential of growth, given the opportunities for business and investment available in Pakistan. He extended his full support and cooperation to the ambassador and hoped the bilateral collaborations would further grow during the tenure of Ambassador Masood Khan.