Qatar keen to invest in Pakistan: Envoy

ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (APP):Ambassador of the State of Qatar Sheikh Sauod bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal Al-Thani Friday called on the Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue, Miftah Ismail here and discussed with him matters of mutual interests.

The Finance Minister welcomed the Ambassador of Qatar and highlighted about the long-standing mutual ties between Pakistan and Qatar.

He shared that present government is pursuing various reforms for providing greater facilitation to investors and businesses in Pakistan. The Finance Minister also apprised about the available lucrative investment opportunities in various sectors of Pakistan.

State Ambassador of Qatar Sheikh Sauod bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal Al-Thani also shared the warm and welcoming sentiments with the Finance Minister. It was shared the government of Qatar is planning to invest in various sectors of Pakistan especially in energy, trade and businesses for further strengthening the bilateral economic ties between both of the countries.

PM’s visit to the State of Qatar in next week also came under discussion in the meeting.

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, while welcoming the investment proposals, assured the Ambassador of full support and cooperation by the government of Pakistan.