Lahore, February 03, 2017 (PPI-OT):Delegation of Turkish investors called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif here today, who expressed keen interest for investment in different sectors of Punjab specifically water sector, waste water treatment and housing sector. While talking to the delegation, CM said that Pakistan-Turkish relations are bound in the historical fraternal relations which are turning into sustained economic cooperation in Nawaz led Government.
He praised that Turkey has made progress by leaps and bounds in the administration of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistan is enjoying deep rooted relations of brotherhood and unconditional support in different sectors. CM said that Punjab is providing appropriate environment for investment and many Turkish companies are already investing in Pakistan specifically Punjab which is a welcoming step. Punjab Government is trying to improve organizational structure of WASA in big cities which is in dire need of revamp.
This will bring noteworthy enhancement in the working of WASA also there-structure and capacity building of WASA will substantially improve its efficiency which will lead public benefitting from the investment at its fullest. He said that short, medium and long term planning is needed to move forward this project in operative basis.
Turkish delegation at this occasion commended Shehbaz Sharif and said that Punjab has made unprecedented progress under his leadership who has worked efficiently for the welfare of its people and as a result of it Lahore today is a beautiful and prosperous city just like Istanbul. They showed keen interest in investing in different sectors. Syed Haroon Sultan Bukhari, senior leader PML (N) Khawaja Sharif Ahmed Hassan, Additional Chief Secretary and other concerned officials were also present on the occasion.
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Chief Minister of Punjab
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