Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): Prime Minister Imran Khan has invited Qatari investment in all sectors of Pakistan's economy, especially in agriculture, livestock and energy.
He was talking to Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani who called on him in Islamabad.
The prime minister expressed the hope for early implementation of Qatar's decision to import one hundred thousand workers from Pakistan.
Expressing satisfaction on increase in Pakistan's exports to Qatar, the PM said bilateral trade will further expand in the coming years.
Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani assured the prime minister his country's full support and cooperation in attaining the dream of a progressive, prosperous and forward looking Pakistan.
The Qatri FM also conveyed felicitations and best wishes of Amir of Qatar, on his elections and his keen desire to work with the new leadership in Pakistan for further strengthening close and cordial relations between the two countries.
Earlier, Qatari Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, also called on his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi and discussed bilateral relations and matters pertaining to mutual interest.
On this occasion Shah Mahmood Qureshi offered services of Pakistani professional workforce to Qatar for preparations of 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in that country.
FM Qureshi also highlighted the huge potential for bilateral cooperation in energy, petroleum and petrochemical, agriculture and livestock sectors.
Qatar‘s FM visit comes days before the premier Imran Khan is expected to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the second time on October 23.
Khan is visiting Riyadh on the special invitation of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdel Aziz to participate in Future Investment Initiative Conference.