Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has asked the foreign investors to take benefit of massive unexploited economic potential in Pakistan. He said that present government is committed to socio-economic development in the country for which necessary measures have been taken. He expressed these views talking to Prince Sheikh Faisal bin Nasir bin Hamad al-Thani, Member of the Royal family of Qatar, who called on Speaker in Parliament House on Thursday.

The Speaker said that present government has created conducive environment for foreign investment by introducing various incentives and reforms in the economic sector.

He said that energy generation, oil exploration, trade and manufacturing sectors have huge scope therefore; foreign investors should invest in these sectors. He said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with Qatar and the investments by its government and its private sector.

He said that Qatar has always stood by Pakistan in hours of need. He appreciated the keenness of Prince Sheikh Faisal bin Nasir bin Hamad al-Thani for his investment plans in Pakistan. HE said that government will extend all possible required support.

Prince Sheikh Faisal bin Nasir bin Hamad al-Thani said that he considered Pakistan as his second home as he has been visiting Pakistan since his childhood.

He said that Qatar also attaches immense importance to its relations with Pakistan and wants to further strengthening them through economic and Parliamentary ties. He said that he planed to bring substantial investment in energy and oil exploration sectors.

He was confident that foreign investment in energy sectors could steer Pakistan out of the present energy crises.

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