Islamabad (Staff Report): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday reached Dubai to attend the seventh edition of World Government Summit.
The premier is visiting Dubai on the invitation of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
In his keynote address at the Summit, the PM will highlight his vision for a strong and prosperous Pakistan. He will encourage investment in different sectors of Pakistan economy, a FO statement said.
The Prime Minister will also meet the UAE leadership. He will be accompanied by Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance, Maritime Affairs and Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, the statement added.
According to foreign office statement, the annual gathering of heads of states/government, policymakers, business leaders and experts will provide an occasion to discuss current and future opportunities to improve governance through reform, innovation and technology.
“Prime Minister’s participation will underscore Pakistan’s strong interest in the knowledge economy, artificial intelligence, green development and the importance of innovation for growth,” the communique read.
Among other key speakers at the summit will be renowned tech leader Dr Umar Saif, who spearheaded Punjab’s technological advancement as well as the recent growth of the IT industry in Pakistan, and Burhan Rasool, who is a member of PM’s Task Force on Austerity and Restructuring Government.
The PM is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi and Adviser to the prime minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood.