PR No.122 Islamabad: July 22, 2019

A group of investors from the fields of Food and Health called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC, says a press release received here today from Washington DC. The investors included Mr. Aslam Khan, Mr. Mobashir Chaudhuri (from Texas), Dr. Basit Javed, Dr. Abid Sheikh and Dr. Mobashir Chaudhary. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Adviser to PM on Commerce Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser to PM on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, SAPM on Overseas Pakistanis and HRD Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari were present during the meeting. The investors expressed their interest in the Food sector and improvement of health facilities in Pakistan. They shared ideas on upscaling of medical facilities in Pakistan, especially medical coverage in rural areas and specialized fields. Ideas were also exchanged on how Pakistani origin Physicians in the US could help give back to the communities in Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the proposed ideas and initiatives in the Health sector and highlighted Government's efforts in creating a conducive environment for foreign investors in the wake of economic and business potential of Pakistan. The Prime Minister appreciated the role of Pakistani origin physicians, and their commitment to Pakistan 's socioeconomic development. The Prime Minister assured fullest facilitation in this regard.