Qureshi urges Japanese companies to benefit from Pakistan’s  SEZs

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Tokyo, April 23 (APP):Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Tuesday urged Japanese companies to benefit from Pakistan’s special economic zones (SEZs) to cater the needs of not only local but also regional markets.
Addressing a joint press conference in Tokyo, Qureshi said both sides held in-depth discussions and agreed to enhance bilateral relation and promotion of cooperation in various fields, a message received here from Japan said.
Appreciating Japan’s role as premier development partner of Pakistan, the foreign minister said his country was ready to welcome Japanese investors in all sectors of economy.
He while conveying the special message of greetings and well wishes for the people and government of Japan on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan, tendered the invitation for Prime Minister Abe to visit Pakistan.
He said both countries had also agreed to continue joint efforts for peace and stability in the region.
The deputy prime minister and minister for finance of Japan Taro Aso, assured that the government of Japan would continue to support contributing in trade and investment possibilities for Pakistan.
Aso said both sides also exchanged views on the current developments in the region and reaffirmed their commitment to promote the goals of peace and prosperity of the region.
He also said Pakistan and Japan had immense potential to further increase mutual cooperation.