Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has said that Pakistan government will facilitate the Chinese companies to ensure long term and sustainable foreign investment in the country, which would lead to economic growth, peace and prosperity for the country.

The finance minister was talking to Chinese ambassador Nong Rong who called on him in Islamabad on Monday.

Tarin expressed the commitment of the present government to further strengthen economic relations with China. He briefed the ambassador on the measures introduced in the recent budget for ensuring inclusive and sustained economic growth in the country.

He expressed the hope that not only Beijing but the Chinese entrepreneurs would also like to enhance their investment in the field of finance, industry and agriculture sectors of Pakistan.

They agreed to take the bilateral relations of both countries to next level in order to ensure sustained economic growth.

Tarin told the Chines ambassador that increase in exports was the top most priority of the government. He particularly referred to the budget proposals which would specifically promote exports in the long run and usher in an era of growth in the economy.

Ambassador Nong Rong informed about the progress of Chinese investments in CPEC related projects. He expressed the desire of the Chinese government to invest more in all sectors to lift the economic standing of Pakistan. He re-affirmed the commitment of Chinese government to overcome any obstacle in deepening the bilateral ties between the two countries.

Finance Minister Tarin conveyed full assurance on behalf of the government of Pakistan to extend complete support in enhancing the level of economic cooperation between the two brotherly countries.

He stressed upon the need for economic uplift of the entire region and emphasised that Pakistan is willing to play its role in this regard.

They agreed to hold regular review meetings to ensure fast track implementation of ongoing projects.


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