The prime minister is in Dushanbe to attend a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. Addressing an occasion the place businessmen from Pakistan and Tajikistan had been in attendance, the premier mentioned he needed to talk to a joint gathering of businessmen from each international locations.
“I consider we have now representatives of 67 Pakistani corporations right here in Dushanbe. They arrive from completely different fields, together with textiles, prescribed drugs, and logistics,” he added.
The prime minister lamented that the price of electrical energy was too excessive in Pakistan. “We would like the KASA 1,000 power undertaking to be accomplished quickly,” he mentioned. “There are many alternatives associated to the clear power tasks in Tajikistan.”
He prolonged an invite to Tajikistan’s businessmen to put money into Pakistan, including that the Pakistani authorities was creating alternatives and eradicating hurdles for its personal enterprise group as nicely.
“We are going to present each assist doable to traders in Pakistan,” mentioned the prime minister.
PM Imran Khan briefly spoke on the Afghanistan concern, saying that peace within the nation was very important for the area’s progress.
Afghanistan in focus as PM Imran Khan arrives in Dushanbe
The prime minister arrived in Tajikistan Thursday on a two-day official go to to attend the twentieth Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) assembly in Dushanbe.
Tajik Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda obtained PM Imran Khan on the airport.
Accompanied by a high-level ministerial delegation, the prime minister will maintain bilateral conferences with different leaders on the sidelines of the SCO Summit.
The SCO summit is the primary assembly of the heads of states because the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul and all eyes can be on the Afghan consultant on the assembly. Afghanistan has an observer standing and has been striving for full membership of the organisation.
After attending the SCO-CHS, the prime minister may have the bilateral phase of the go to.
His talks with the Tajik president will cowl your complete gamut of bilateral relations, particularly enhancing commerce, financial and funding ties with a selected concentrate on regional connectivity.
The 2 international locations have earlier expressed a robust dedication to enter into a proper strategic partnership.
“Pakistan and Tajikistan get pleasure from shut brotherly relations underpinned by the bonds of frequent religion, historical past and tradition. The 2 international locations have shared perceptions and a typical want to advertise financial improvement, peace, safety and stability within the area”, the International Workplace had mentioned earlier.
“The prime minister has been invited by President Emomali Rahmon and this can be his third go to to Central Asia underlying Pakistan’s enhanced engagement with the area,” mentioned the International Workplace whereas saying the go to.