Washington: On Wednesday, the Prime Minister of Pakistan stated that Pakistan is emerging as an attractive and thriving market for business and investment. Pakistan is looking forward to strengthen it’s ties with other countries and enhance it;s international connectivity.
While he was addressing to a business forum, the Prime Minister said Pakistan’s internal security has greatly improved and there has been considerable application of effective governance and public service that has led to a robust economy.
He stated, “We have made a strategic choice to take on terrorists of all hues and colours through a comprehensive strategy involving stringent law enforcement measures as well as targeted military operation.”
Nawaz further added that that there has been an increase in tax intake which has reported to be hiked by 33 percent. He also said that the government was trying best to curb the energy issue, stating that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) can be a promising project, along with other mainstream projects such as TAPI and CASA
Nawaz Sharif also said that the United States of America is a strong economy ally of Pakistan and called all to all US companies to invest in Pakistan. He stressed on the fact of having a broader market access in the US for Pakistani goods.
In the ending speech, the Pakistan Ambassador to United States, Jalil Abbas Jilani stated that the Prime Minister’s efforts to create a friendly and peaceful environment for bilateral trade and economic development will yield too positive results which will strengthen bilateral and trade relations between two countries.