Economic diplomacy conference in Islamabad starts today

Diplomats and government officials to discuss increasing foreign investment and exports

News Desk December 27, 2018
Faisal Masjid Mosque in Islamabad. PHOTO:APP

A two-day conference for envoys on economic diplomacy will begin on Thursday in Islamabad to attract foreign investment, reported Radio Pakistan.

Topics covered will include ways to enhance foreign direct investment and trade, with a focus on increasing exports.

The conference has been arranged by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and the Board of Investment.

Pakistan's ambassadors and heads of missions from select capitals, representatives of public and private sectors, and government officials are participating in the conference.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umer, Advisor to PM on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razzak Dawood, Advisor on Institutional Reforms and Austerity, Dr Ishrat Hussain and Chairman of the Board of Investment, Haroon Sharif will present their economic vision at the conference.

Prime Minister Imran Khan is also expected to grace the concluding session of the conference tomorrow.


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