European Union to soon launch first business forum in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: The European Union would launch the first-ever EU-Pakistan Business Forum in Islamabad on September 8 (Wednesday) next week to provide opportunities for bilateral trade enhancement between the two sides.
Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Mrs Androulla Kaminara said that the initiative was aimed to promote and facilitate trade activities between Pakistan and the EU with a focus to further enhance public interaction for boosting economic cooperation.
“Such projects and forum will help further deepen relations between Pakistan and the EU, as well as contribute to the development of scientific and educational cooperation,” she said.
On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government was committed to attract investment in Pakistan’s burgeoning travel and tourism sector which offered immense opportunities.
In a tweet, Prime Minister welcoming the Air Arabia Group to the country wished them success in their partnership with local investors to establish a new Pakistani airline.
Earlier, the Prime Minister held a meeting with Chairman of Air Arabia Group Sheikh Abdullah Bin Muhammad Al Thani and discussed matters related to investment in commercial aviation of Pakistan.
The prime minister said the government of Pakistan was giving incentives to the investors and it wanted that Pakistan should be the destination of priority for the investors.
He also welcomed the investment of commercial airlines of different countries for the promotion of tourism.
Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill has said that Lakson Group of Pakistan and Air Arabia signed an agreement to launch low cost airline “Fly Jinnah”.
In a tweet, he said the Airline would not only play a key role in the Pakistani economy and create new jobs but also boost country’s aviation and tourism sectors.