ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday urged Japan to play its role for restoration of fundamental human rights of the Kashmiri people in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
He said this while talking to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo.
The president briefed the Japanese prime minister about the worsening situation of human rights in the occupied Kashmir.
Arif Alvi stressed on the need for both countries to work together more closely to enhance mutually beneficial relations particularly in the fields of investment, trade, human resource development and people to people contacts.
Referring to the young Pakistani population and a greying and shrinking population in Japan, he also highlighted the inherent complementarities that could be exploited to benefit economies of both the countries.
He felicitated Shinzo Abe on the enthronement of the Emperor of Japan and hoped that the new Japanese era would bring more prosperity and well-being for the friendly people of Japan.
Arif Alvi expressed his heartfelt condolences on the loss of precious lives caused by the recent Typhoon Hagibis in Japan and wished the injured early recovery.
The Japanese PM expressed his gratitude to the president for attending the enthronement and expressed hope that such exchanges will help in further enhancing the bilateral relations between Pakistan and Japan.
On Sept 26, Minister for Energy Omar Ayub had said Pakistan’s energy industry offers tremendous investment opportunities for local and foreign investors.
“Pakistan is focusing to improve the Ease of Doing Business to encourage foreign investors to initiate new projects and expand their operations in the country,” Omar Ayub had said this while addressing the 8th Ministers LNG Producer-Consumer Conference in Tokyo.
The minister for energy had said various steps had been taken for the development of LNG sector to mitigate energy shortages.