PR No. 200 JETRO PRESIDENT EXTOLS PAKISTAN’S ECONOMIC ROGRESS Islamabad: November 22, 2016
President Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Mr. Yasushi Akahoshi has written to Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Finance and acknowledged that the economic progress made by Pakistan provides confidence to Japanese companies for increased business collaboration.
Mr. Akahoshi appreciated the Finance Minister and the government for pursuing economic policies which are geared towards “ensuring stable and strong economic prosperity” in Pakistan and expressed that JETRO is “fully committing all possible efforts toward deepening” the bilateral economic relationship.
President JETRO in his correspondence has thanked the Finance Minister for meeting the JETRO delegation which accorded an opportunity to discuss areas for more active economic cooperation between Pakistan and Japan.
Country Director JETRO Mr. Osamu Hisaki while delivering the letter from President JETRO said that JETRO was thankful to the Finance Minister, Board of Investment and Federal Board of Revenue for facilitating Japanese companies in doing business in Pakistan. He said that various issues faced by Japanese companies in Pakistan were getting rectified due to “swift responses by the authorities” and strong pro investment policy of the government, which has created confidence for other Japanese companies to invest in Pakistan. Country Director JETRO informed that a business exhibition by Japanese companies will soon be held in Karachi under the auspices of JETRO to promote future investment in Pakistan.