Malaysian High Commissioner (MHC) to Pakistan Dr Hasrul Sani Bin Mujtabar met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here on Tuesday and discussed matters of mutual interest, bilateral relations and promotion of cooperation in different sectors. They agreed to promote economic and trade relations especially cooperation in livestock, agriculture and Halal food sectors between Malaysia and Pakistan.
The Malaysian High Commissioner said Pakistan is an important trade partner of Malaysia and his government wants to further strengthen trade relations between the two countries as the confidence of foreign investors has enhanced during the tenure of the present government. Hasrul Sani Bin Mujtabar said Malaysian investors also want to benefit from investment opportunities in Pakistan especially Punjab said that Pakistan is an important trade partner of Malaysia.
The CM said there are strong brotherly and trade relations between Pakistan and Malaysia however, there is room for further increase in cooperation in livestock, Halal food, energy, minerals, infrastructure and agriculture sectors.
Malaysia has made remarkable progress during the last few years which is a role model for developing countries. Shahbaz Sharif said that maximum facilities are being provided to foreign investors in Punjab and compared to 2013 Pakistan’s economy is developing speedily.
Malaysian investors should invest in Punjab and assured that all out incentives and facilities will be provided. He said there should be maximum exchange of trade delegations between Pakistan and Malaysia for further strengthening relations and the two countries should take immediate measures for this purpose, exchange of trade delegations between Pakistan and Malaysia will help in promotion of economic ties.
The Malaysian High Commissioner appreciated the extraordinary abilities of Shahbaz Sharif and said that his capacity to work hard is appreciated not only in Pakistan but also in foreign countries. He said that Punjab government is taking effective measures for the promotion of investment in the province.
Source: Business Recorder