UK delegation meets Sindh Governor

UK delegation meets Sindh Governor

KARACHI: (APP) A seven members' delegation of the British Parliament from the Conservative Party called on Governor Sindh, Muhammad Zubair, here on Friday.

The matters pertaining to investment, economic development, law and order as well as other issues came up for discussion during the meeting, a statement issued from the Governor House said.

Zubair said on the occasion that the bilateral ties between Pakistan and Britain are in the larger interest of the two countries.

The UK delegation consisted of Rehman Chishti, Nigel Huddleston, Mark Pawsey, Henry Smith, Mathew Offord, Royston Smith and David Morris.

The Governor was of the view that there is scope for further collaboration between the two countries in various fields.They would also help alleviate poverty in the region.

He said that government is paying attention towards infrastructure development, health and education.

Zubair said that this year over 50,000 job opportunities would be created in the private sector.

He said that energy shortfall in the country is to the tune of 5,000 megawatt. Some of the energy projects to be completed next year would add to 10,500 megawatt of electricity.

The members of the UK delegation informed the Governor that they were well received in Pakistan and found a lot of love and attention.

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