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PM Shehbaz Sharif expresses desire to enhance investment, partnership with Turkey

PM Shehbaz Sharif expresses desire to enhance investment, partnership with Turkey
April 6, 2024 Web Desk

LAHORE (APP) - Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said that Pakistan was rapidly moving towards economic stability and they welcomed the investors and business people across the globe.

He said in this regard, they were increasing public-private partnership.

A delegation of Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA) comprising board members, chief airport operating officer and chief corporate officer called on the prime minister on Saturday. The prime minister expressed the desire to particularly enhance investment and partnership with the brotherly country Turkiye.

He Informed that steps were being taken to further improve and increase facilities for passengers at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore airports.

Under private-public partnership, outsourcing of certain commercial operations at Islamabad International airport were being made, he said, adding transparent outsourcing at all stages was among their top priorities.

The prime minister further said that there were huge investment and partnership opportunities in the urban development sector. He observed that Pakistan and Turkiye were brotherly countries and their bilateral ties were growing with the passage of time. "It is a ripe time for the both countries to increase their partnership," he stressed.

The delegation expressed its keen interest in investment and partnership opportunities in Pakistan. The meeting was attended by Minister for Defense Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Economic Affairs Ahad Khan Cheema and relevant senior officials.  Turkish Counsel General in Lahore Durmus Bastug and other staff were also present.