Pakistan Agriculture News

Turkey asked to focus on energy, food processing sectors

ISLAMABAD – President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said Pakistan was a land of opportunities and the government has opened up new vistas for investors from across the world through good legislation and facilities.

Talking to Pakistan Turkish Business Forum delegation, which met him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the president said Pakistan would be pleased to offer these facilities to traders and merchants from brotherly country of Turkey.

Turkey’s Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul and investors from Pakistan and Turkey and high officials were present on the occasion.

The president said relations between Pakistan and Turkey were of extraordinary nature, which were difficult to replicate in the world of foreign relations. He said trade and investment needs to increase between the two countries.

The president said there were a number of opportunities for investment in many areas in Pakistan and urged the Turkish investors to focus on energyand food processing sectors. The President also pointed to the opportunities in the health and pharmaceutical sectors and called for exploiting these areas for mutual benefit.

The president said Pakistan and Turkey were tied in a strong bond of history, culture and belief and appreciated the cooperation between the two countries in trade and investment.

The president was also appreciative of the fact that Turkish investors in Pakistan were organising special training for Pakistani engineers and workers in Turkey and hoped it would pay dividends.