Govt working to encourage investment opportunities for overseas Pakistanis: Afridi



Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Monday said the government was taking measures to facilitate and encourage overseas Pakistanis to invest in the country, Radio Pakistan reported.

Speaking to overseas Pakistanis at the Pakistan Embassy in Doha, Qatar, during his two-day visit to the Gulf state, the minister said that overseas Pakistanis had a key role to play in the country’s economy, and soon the expats would be given a favourable investment climate in their own country.

He also attended the international conference on internal security along with Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. The conference started on Monday and will continue till Wednesday.

During his interaction with Qatari dignitaries, the minister emphasised on the need to increase bilateral economic, security and cultural cooperation.

On the Kashmir issue, Afridi said Pakistan would never compromise on its principled stand on the matter and will continue to support Kashmiris on every forum.