The interim government with collaboration from the Army Chief, Asim Muneer are all set to bring foreign investment into Pakistan. The President of Pakistan states that Pakistan has tremendous potential which could be extracted out by bringing foreign investment into the country to strengthen its economy.
REAP Recognition Ceremony
The President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi’s statement came at the 15th REAP recognition ceremony where he stood tall and explained how decision-making plays a pivotal role in strengthening the economy of Pakistan and COAS and the President will work together to bring investment into the country.
He also congratulated the Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) members as they achieved a great feat. Their exports went from $300 million to an astonishing $3 billion. He congratulated the association and urged them to pursue joint ventures and also suggested that the Association could move towards the addition of more value-added items like Briyani.
Biryani festival and the President’s House
He also expressed how the Briyani festival was a great idea and invited the Association to host a Biryani festival at the President’s house. The President proclaimed that rice has enormous potential and if properly utilised can lead Pakistan back on track.
He also proclaimed his interest in the re-establishment of and revival of the rie research institutions as it is the best way to grab foreign investments and marketers. The President also highlighted the role of women and said that they should be given opportunities to also be a part of economic affairs.
Governor of Sindh on Rice Crop
The Governor of Sindh, Tessori was also present and he praised the exports of rice crop saying it was the second best exported crop in Pakistan last year. He also stated that the law and order in the country is likely to improve now by a great margin as the illegal immigrants are being sent back to Afghanistan.
He explained that the Army Chief has been fighting with economic terrorism alongside border terrorism and that this has greatly impacted Pakistan’s economy and its currency as the currency performed exceptionally well against the US Dollar.