PM: (PM says Pakistan gateway to Central Asia, Gulf, West Asia)


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said the government was pursuing investment friendly policies to attract foreign direct investment.

He was talking to Chief Executive Officer of Telenor Norway Jon Fredrik Baksaas in Oslo. The PM said that Pakistan is gateway to Central Asia, Gulf and the West Asia which makes it a market full of opportunities.

He said Pakistan’s policy trends have been consistent, with liberalization, deregulation, privatization and facilitation being its cornerstones. He said heavy investment has been made in telecommunication sector of Pakistan.

Fredrik Baksaas appreciated the reforms and initiatives taken by the government towards stabilizing the economy and improving macro-economic stability.