The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that despite the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in investment portfolio from European companies to Pakistan.
According to media reports, the Foreign Minister has expressed these views while talking to the envoys of European countries in Islamabad on Thursday. He expressed satisfaction that bilateral trade has also improved.
On the occasion, the Foreign Minister has said that Pakistan desires to further strengthen trade and economic relations with the European countries. He said there are great opportunities of investment in Pakistan.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said a plan is being prepared in order to make the joint economic commissioners with the European countries more vibrant and effective. He said we are providing every possible facilitation to the entrepreneurs from Europe.
Referring to the Roshan Digital Account, the Foreign Minister said that the expatriate Pakistanis have sent five hundred million dollars to Pakistan through this initiative in the last few months.
“Both the sides need to evolve a joint strategy to remove hurdles in the way of bilateral trade. Institutional cooperation is a must to further strengthen bilateral relationship,” he added.