Pakistan gets big investment offers from the Netherlands

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Pakistan gets big investment offers from the Netherlands

ISLAMABAD: Dutch Human Rights Ambassador Dr Bahia Tahzib-Lie, along with Ambassador of the Netherlands to Pakistan Wouter Plomp, called on Advisor to Prime Minister Abdul Razzaq Dawood on Monday.

Commerce Secretary Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera and senior officials of the Ministry of Commerce were also among the attendees.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Bahia Tahzib-Lie expressed satisfaction over the progress made by Pakistan to stabilise the economy and assured of her full cooperation to enhance bilateral trade and investment relations between the two countries.

Envoy Wouter Plomp said that Dutch companies were interested in the maritime and agriculture sectors of Pakistan, noting that recently, a Dutch (dairy) company, FrieslandCampina, invested $446 million in Pakistan’s Engro Corporation.

“Bringing international companies in Pakistan will help attract more foreign direct investment in the country,” he remarked.