Speaker of National Assembly of South Korea calls on Prime Minister

Islamabad, August 08, 2017 (PPI-OT):Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea H.E. Mr. Chung Sye-Kyun along with delegation called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at PM Office today. Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and other senior officials were also present during the meeting. While warmly welcoming the delegation to Pakistan, the Prime Minister stated that Pakistan values its excellent diplomatic ties of over three decades with Republic of Korea. The friendly relations between our two countries have grown in all fields especially in trade and investment, added the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister emphasized upon the need to take pro-active measures to increase the quantum of bilateral trade and invited Korean companies to take full advantage of Pakistan’s liberal investment regime and invest in important sectors of the economy including energy, mining, agro-industry and in the industrial and IT sectors.

Government of Pakistan has established Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Korean companies can establish their units in these SEZs, stated the Prime Minister. H.E. Mr. Chung Sye-Kyun thanked the Prime Minister for the warm welcome accorded to the Korean delegation and expressed the hope that bilateral relations will further strengthen. South Korean delegation comprised of Members of Parliament Mr. Choung Byoung Gug, Mr. Kim Dong Cheol, Mr. Hong Moon Pyo, Mr. Baek Jae Hyun, Mr. Ahn Gyu Back and Mr. Lee Won Wook.

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