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Pakistan values high its relation with Japan: Deputy Speaker National Assembly
Tuesday, 11th August, 2020

Islamabad: August 11, 2020: Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri has said that Pakistan values its relations with Japan and desired to further strengthening the existing retaliations through enhanced parliamentary and economic ties. He said that both countries have vast opportunities of cooperation in socio economic sector for mutual interest. He expressed these views while talking to Japan Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Kuninori Mastsuda who called on him in the parliament house on Tuesday.

While stressing on the need of Parliamentary relations between to countries Deputy Speaker mentioned that Parliaments of both the countries could play vital role in further consolidating bilateral ties. He said that   Pak- Japan Parliamentary Friendship group has been established in the National Assembly of Pakistan. He said that Pakistan is a land of great opportunities of Tourism, Energy, Minerals, Fisheries and Construction industry. He also mentioned that incumbent Government is focusing on for the provision of cheap housing for the lower income strata of the society and has announced concession in this sector. He Said that Japanese investor can take benefits from these government initiatives.  He appreciated that Japanese nations is hardworking and resilient nations people who managed to be at the top of the developed nations.

He said that Pakistan has business friendly environment and Government has announced various initiative ease of doing business community. He said that Pakistani youth has expertise in the field of modern information technologies and Japanese companies dealing with technology and communication can get benefit from the skills of Pakistani Youth. He mentioned that Pakistan is peaceful country and believes in peace and Progress in the region. He said that People of Indian Occupied Kashmiriswere facing the worst kind of terrorism from the hands of Indian military and there is a need of international community to take notice of the violation of the basic rights of the Kashmiri people.

Ambassador of Japan Mr. Kuninori Mastsuda said that Japan attaches values high to its relation with Pakistan and wanted to further strengthening existing relations. He said that Japanese companies were taking keen interest in investment in Pakistan in sector of Science and Technology.   He further said   that Japanese companies related with IT industry are especially interested and is ready to invest in the skills of Youth of the country. He also condemned Chamman border explosion and expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives.