Islamabad: According to press reports, Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed Tajikistan’s business community and businessmen to invest in Pakistan on Thursday (September 16).
During his two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) investment tour, the premier delivered these statements at the Joint Business Forum in Dushanbe. He also assured investors that all facilities and a business-friendly environment would be provided to help them promote their firms in Pakistan.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan also emphasised that the CASA-1000 low-cost electricity project, which will help the country’s energy demand and supply mismatch, should be accelerated.
The PM also met with heads of state attending the 20th SCO heads-of-state summit, expressing Pakistan’s desire to expand ties with Central Asian nations. Increased business would be beneficial to countries and the area.
PM Khan also met with Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev during the summit and discussed ways to improve bilateral trade in a variety of areas. He also emphasised the significance of the Trans-Afghan Railway Project, which runs from Termez to Mazar-e-Sharif, Kabul to Jalalabad, and Peshawar to Kabul. He also extended an invitation to Kazakhstan’s President Tokayev to visit Pakistan.