Addressing a ceremony in Karachi today (Saturday), he said economy is a core component of our foreign policy and we are committed to promote trade and investment in the best interest of the country.
Asad Umar said uplift of the country's economy will also increase employment opportunities in the country.
He said that the incumbent government is bringing such type of economy which will uplift the living standard of downtrodden segment of the society through removing all the hurdles in their live.
The Minister said Pakistan is also desirous of cordial relation with all countries of the region including India and there is need to resolve all the issues between the two countries through dialogue.
He said Pakistan also wants to increase trade ties with India in the best interest of the both countries.