Melissa Kelly, Economic Counsellor of the Australian High Commission, has said that some of the recent signs of growth in Pakistan are very inspiring, and the country fulfils the criteria to become a developed nation soon.
Kelly revealed that an Australian delegation has just completed visit of Pakistan and they have decided to investment in the citrus sector including construction of a juice extraction plant. She added that there is a great scope of cooperation between Pakistan and Australia in different sectors including energy, industry and agriculture.
She said that Australia is impressed with Pakistan’s natural and human resource potential; adding that Pakistan is a gateway to the energy-rich Central Asian states, the financially liquid Gulf States, and the economically advanced Far Eastern countries.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 20th, 2012.