Govt to provide all support to Chinese to invest in Pakistan: Hafeez

APP79-22 ISLAMABAD: April 22 - Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. APP

ISLAMABAD, Apr 22 (APP):Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Monday said the government would facilitate Chinese investors by providing them all possible support to invest in Pakistan.
The environment in Pakistan for foreign investment was conducive and the Chinese businessmen should benefit from it to make investment in various sectors, he added.
Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh was talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, who called on him here, a Finance Ministry press release said.
During the meeting, both the sides discussed matters of bilateral interest and underscored the need for enhanced collaboration between the two countries in the areas of mutual benefit.
The adviser said Pakistan highly valued its ties with China, which was a sincere friend and had always supported Pakistan in difficult times.
He deeply appreciated China’s role in the social and economic development of Pakistan.
Appreciating the steps taken by Pakistan government for the revival of economy, the ambassador said the Chinese investors wanted to invest in Pakistan and their confidence over the policies and leadership of Pakistan was getting increased.
He reiterated his government’s resolve to continue its support for early execution of various projects under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The ambassador also congratulated Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on assuming the portfolio of adviser.
The two sides discussed the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China and expressed the hope that the visit would further strengthen the existing multifaceted relations between the two neighbours.