PM Imran invites businessmen, investors in US to benefit from economic opportunities in Pakistan

Posted In: News Date:Jul 21st, 2019

In a meeting on Sunday morning at the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC, Prime Minister Imran Khan invited businessmen and investors to benefit from economic and business opportunities in Pakistan.

The premier is on a three-day official working visit to the US.

Former Ambassador Munir Akram accompanied by Shahal Khan, a leading American investor of Pakistani origin, called on the premier at the Embassy "to discuss trade and investment avenues in Pakistan", according to the party's official Twitter account.

PM Imran also met with Tahir Javed, a Texas-based Pakistani businessman and a member of the Democratic Party; Javaid Anwar, a Pakistani American businessman; as well as a group of prospective investors.

Furthermore, Nasir Javed, Ashraf Kazi and Shaukat Dhanani "briefed the prime minister about their interest for investment in the fields of academia, manufacturing and steel industry".

"Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, SAPM on Overseas Pakistanis and HRD Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari were also present during the meetings," said PTI in another Twitter post.

Zia Chishti, CEO of Afiniti; Mohammed Khaishgi, Founding Partner of The Resource Group and Hasnain Aslam, Chief Investment Officer at The Resource Group also called on PM Imran at the Embassy, it added.