ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan invited Japan to assist Pakistan to promote its textile through Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA). During a meeting with Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai on Thursday, Rana said Pakistan highly values its relationship with Japan. He expressed hope that the economic cooperation between the two countries would be brought to a much higher level with the passage of time. The minister informed the ambassador that Pakistan offers numerous opportunities to potential investors from Japan and they can invest in tourism, processing and packaging of sea food, halal food and its export. Also speaking on the occasion, Kurai congratulated the minister on assuming his responsibilities and praised the efforts made by Pakistan to eradicate extremism and strengthening of the economy.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 12th, 2018.