JETRO President extols Pakistan’s economic progress

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP): President Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Yasushi Akahoshi has written a latter to Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Finance in which he has acknowledged that the economic progress made by Pakistan provides confidence to Japanese companies for increased business collaboration.

Akahoshi appreciated the finance minister and the government
for pursuing economic policies which were geared towards “ensuring stable and strong economic prosperity” in Pakistan and expressed that JETRO is “fully committing all possible efforts toward deepening” the bilateral economic relationship, a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance here on Tuesday said.

President JETRO in his correspondence has further thanked the Finance
Minister for meeting the JETRO delegation which accorded a opportunity to discuss areas for more active economic cooperation between Pakistan and Japan.

Country Director JETRO, Osamu Hisaki while delivering the letter from
President JETRO said that JETRO was thankful to the finance minister, Board of Investment and Federal Board of Revenue for facilitating Japanese companies in doing business in Pakistan.

He said various issues faced by Japanese companies in Pakistan were getting rectified due to “swift responses by the authorities” and strong pro investment policy of the government, which has created confidence for other Japanese companies to invest in Pakistan.

Country Director JETRO informed that a business exhibition by Japanese  companies will soon be held in Karachi under the auspices of JETRO to promote future investment in Pakistan.