Korean firms keen to invest in Pakistan: envoy

South Korean Ambassador Jong Hwan-song said many Korean companies are keen to invest in Pakistan.


News Desk July 05, 2013
South Korean Ambassador Jong Hwan-song said many Korean companies are keen to invest in Pakistan. PHOTO: FILE



South Korean Ambassador Jong Hwan-song said many Korean companies are keen to invest in Pakistan.


“Pakistan has so many things including wonderful people, geography, climate, physical and human resources and rich culture to be cherished,” he said.

He was speaking at a prize distribution ceremony of a quiz competition about Korea held in connection with the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Pakistan, at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) here on Thursday.

The ambassador assured that he would make efforts to expand and strengthen cooperation between the two countries.

“The language skills demonstrated by the participants in the contest are worth praising which would open new avenues of opportunities in the world,” he added.

Hafiz Muhammad Arsalan clinched the first position.

Hafiz Waseem Iqbal got the second position while Nadeem Iqbal and Naveed Ahmed shared the third position in the quiz competition.

Arsalan will visit Korea to participate in a final round in Seoul.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 5th, 2013.

COMMENTS (13)

mani | 8 years ago | Reply

@Jay: well my novice friend the profit potential is much greater in a new market than a somewhat saturated market, with the things moving in a positive direction , efforts of reducing the negative interference from outside and other misc factors , Pakistan is The market for sensible investors, Koreans have invested in power sector and hydal projects as they correctly visualized the requirement and its profit potential , so please use some brains

khalsa | 8 years ago | Reply

heard the same thing from numerous envoys over the years. cant decide whether to accept it or not as non of the previous turned into a reality

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