PM Imran welcomes formation of Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum
ISLAMABAD (City News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Monday has welcomed formation of Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum and hoped that the neighboring country will work with the elected government of Pakistan.
Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, the premier said peace in Afghanistan is important for promotion of trade and economic activities in the region which will bring prosperity and provide job opportunities to the people.
He also reaffirmed Pakistan’s strong determination to continue to play its role for peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Referring to the belligerent posture of Indian government, Imran Khan expressed concern that India could use the Afghan land to destabilize Pakistan.
He, however, said our government has decided to strengthen relations with Afghanistan, no matter who is in power.
The prime minister said the government is giving priority to uplift the business community and take the country towards industrialization for wealth creation.
He said we are making efforts to enhance connections with the business community of Afghanistan in order to benefit from each other’s experiences and give impetus to the trade and economic relations.