Adviser: (Pakistan investor friendly country: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Pakistan is an investor friendly country and offers excellent business opportunities.

He was talking to Parliamentary Under Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom Tobias Ellwood here on Tuesday. The Adviser emphasized the need to encourage the British small and medium entrepreneurs to invest in diverse areas of Pakistan’s economy.

The two sides discussed the entire range of Pakistan-UK bilateral relations. They reiterated the desire of their respective governments to strengthen this relationship.

Special emphasis was placed on increasing bilateral trade and investments from the UK to Pakistan. Sartaj Aziz also briefed Ellwood on Pakistan’s counter terrorism efforts and the National Action Plan.

Appreciating Pakistan’s counter terrorism efforts, Ellwood said the improvement in security situation would help improve climate for investment and trade in Pakistan.