ISLAMABAD:Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwala Wednesday in a meeting with Japanese Ambassador said that Pakistan and Japan needed to take bilateral business activities to a higher level and increase its volume to the level of Japanese trade with Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai made a courtesy call to Deputy Chairman Senate in his chamber at the Parliament House, said a press release received here.
Senator Saleem Mandviwala observed that Pakistan was striving to achieve a good working environment for business investors adding "We are hopeful that Senate of Pakistan will do more than it was doing previously to make the environment more conducive and to attract more businessmen and companies from Japan."
Japanese Ambassador presented a few queries to the Deputy Chairman regarding new taxation policies and concerns of Japanese businessmen.
Deputy Chairman Senate assured the Ambassador that Senate of Pakistan would take the matter up with the government and would do as much as it could resolve the issues.
The Deputy Chairman Senate stressed the need for exchanges between Committee of Parliaments of both countries. APP/AFP