Qatar to provide Pakistan $3 bln in direct investment, deposits: Firdous

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ISLAMABAD, June 24 (APP):Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr
Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that Qatar would provide Pakistan $3 billion in the form of direct investment and deposits.

She made this announcement while talking to media after attending the committee meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE).

It would create new business opportunities in Pakistan besides strengthening the investment
initiative of the government, she added.

Terming it the first step to further boost Pak-Qatar relations, she said the amount would help Pakistan overcome its economic challenges and also create new job opportunities for the youth, which constituted over 60% of population.