New York (Web Desk): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar invited APPNA to invest in health tourism, medical and paramedical education, training and skill development sectors in Pakistan.
He was talking to a delegation of Association of Physicians of Pakistani-descent of North America (APPNA), led by its President Dr Arshad Rehan, that called on him on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York Thursday afternoon.
Appreciating the APPNA's social welfare, educational and medical relief missions and programmes in Pakistan, he commended the positive role of association in spearheading the message of unity and solidarity among Pakistani-American community.
Terming over one million strong Pakistani-Americans as an asset for Pakistan, the Prime Minister expressed confidence that Pakistani American diaspora will continue to contribute in country's socio-economic progress through their remittances, investments and philanthropic work.
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said diaspora is Pakistan's face in the US and a valuable bridge for further strengthening Pakistan-US ties. He assured APPNA delegation of government's firm resolve to facilitate Pakistani diaspora all around the World.
In their remarks, the delegation expressed gratitude to the premier for the call-on and briefed him about APPNA's continued work in social welfare, educational and medical domains in Pakistan.