Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has invited Omani businessmen to invest in Pakistan and take advantage of business friendly environment.
He was talking to a high level parliamentary delegation from Oman led by President of State Council of Oman, Dr Yahya Mahfoodh Salim Al-Manthri in Islamabad on Friday.
Sartaj Aziz said that Pakistan offers best investment environment due to improved security situation, resulting from successful counterterrorism campaign in the country.
He said commonalities of religion, geographical proximity and shared perceptions on regional and global issues provided a strong foundation for further strengthening existing cooperation. He said that regular high level exchanges are reflective of warm and brotherly bilateral relations.
Dr Yahya appreciated traditionally close and friendly relations between Pakistan and Oman. He praised Pakistan’s achievements in countering the threat of terrorism which has contributed to peace and stability in the region. He also noted with satisfaction the strength of the bilateral relationship.
Both sides noted with satisfaction that the Joint Economic Council would soon be elevated to ministerial level to take bilateral cooperation in economic, trade and investment relation to a new level.
They welcomed more frequent and substantive parliamentary interactions between the two sides as means to promote people to people contacts and enhance mutual understanding.