US companies can benefit from facilities being offered by Pakistan: FM Qureshi

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25th Nov, 2021. 03:28 pm

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan gave special importance to its relations with the United States. Image: APP

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday said Pakistan was offering several important facilities to foreign investors, including e-visa.

“American companies can benefit from these facilities and earn profit by investing in different fields,” Shah Mahmood Qureshi said talking to US Democrat leader Tahir Javed in Islamabad.

He said Pakistan gave special importance to its relations with the United States, Radio Pakistan reported.

The foreign minister said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government had focused on economic priorities. Tahir Javed assured to make all-out efforts to expand bilateral economic cooperation.

The two sides also discussed matters pertaining to Pakistanis living in the United States.

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On November 23, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill had threatened that a protest would be staged outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)’s office if it did not implement the law related to overseas Pakistanis in 90 days.

“Prime Minister Imran Khan fulfilled his promise and gave overseas Pakistanis the right to vote. So, the ECP should also grant overseas Pakistanis the right to vote within 90 days,” Shahbaz Gill had said while addressing media in Islamabad.

He had said they would stage a protest and go on a hunger strike, but would not withdraw from the right to vote. He had asked the election commission to not to be influenced by any propaganda.