PM wants more investment from UK


ISLAMABAD:

In a recent meeting on Saturday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif voiced his aspiration for the UK, among other nations, to channel investment into Pakistan, spotlighting the nation’s untapped opportunities across various sectors such as agriculture, food security, the burgeoning field of information technology, the burgeoning tourism industry, and the mining sector.

The conversation unfolded as British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Jane Marriott, paid a visit to the Prime Minister at the PM House.

The dialogue also saw participation from notable figures including Deputy Prime Minister Ishaq Dar and the respected Chief Economist and Director of the Economic and Evaluation Directorate from the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office in London, Professor Adnan Khan.

Prime Minister Sharif highlighted, “The ties between Pakistan and the United Kingdom are rooted in history and continue to advance and deepen as time evolutes.”

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Sharif shed light on the government’s pledge to bolster the state’s administrative framework and to foster structural reforms.

He asserted that the administration is actively implementing strategies at both the micro and macroeconomic strata with an aim to resuscitate the nation’s financial system.

In addition, he revealed that the digital transformation efforts of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) are nearing completion.

The visiting UK delegation conveyed their commendation for the government’s resolution to impose an education emergency within the country and extended their backing for Pakistan’s strides towards economic rehabilitation.

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