Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that Pakistan has become the best destination for foreign investment. Talking to a delegation of ‘adecto group’, a Malaysia-based telecommunications infrastructure services company, FM Qureshi said that the government was providing every possible facility to foreign investors and created business-friendly environment in Pakistan. He said that they introduced new economic reforms and took various steps for ease of doing business in the country.
Speaking on the occasion, adecto group’s Chief Executive Officer Arif Hussain apprised the foreign minister that his company had invested over $750mn in Pakistan. He vowed to introduce modern structure in telecom sector. The CEO also briefed FM Qureshi about their ongoing projects and new investment in the country. Earlier on November 16, foreign investments in the country had witnessed a surge of 239 percent during four months of this year-2019- as compared to the last year.
Separately during a meeting with a group of media persons led by President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists Afzal Butt, Qureshi has dubbed Kashmir as an important pillar of Pakistan’s foreign policy. He said Pakistan will continue its moral, diplomatic and political support to Kashmiri brethren in their principled struggle for right to self-determination.
Calling media an important part of state, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the role of international and Pakistani media proved exemplary in highlighting the Pakistani stance on Kashmir issue.
The media persons praised the Foreign Minister on effectively highlighting the Indian atrocities against innocent Kashmiris and running a successful policy on important issues including Kashmir.