The UK government is committed to increase the trade and business opportunities between the United Kingdom and Pakistan by scaling up its trade relations through cross-sectoral business partnership. This was stated by UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Pakistan Mr. Rehman Chishti MP during his meeting with Federal Minister Privatisation Mr. Daniyal Aziz here in Islamabad today.
Minister Daniyal Aziz welcomed UK’s interest for investment in Pakistan and appreciated the long-standing bilateral relations between both countries. He also appreciated the British companies doing business with, and in, Pakistan, terming their active role a huge contribution to Pakistan’s economic development.
Aziz apprised the delegation of Pakistan’s privatisation program and welcomed UK investment in the companies listed for early privatisation. Minister Aziz said that Pakistan is not always viewed as an investor-friendly country due to its security challenges. However, he added that Pakistan is a country which is poised for large economic growth due to its geographical position.
He encouraged UK to look into investing in areas of transport, manufacturing, energy, financial institutio