Pakistan - Spain cooperation to expand in different sectors: Carlos Ceser
They also discussed bilateral relations and promotion of cooperation in various sectors during the meeting.
Talking to the Spanish Ambassador, the Chief Minister said that there were best friendly and trade relations between Pakistan and Spain however there was a need to take effective steps for promotion of economic, trade and business activities.
He said that the Punjab government would take solid measures for promoting cooperation in different sectors as well as trade, economic and business activities. He said that there were vast opportunities of investment in Pakistan especially Punjab and Spain could take benefit from these opportunities.
The Chief Minister said that sincere measures taken under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for eliminating terrorism, extremism and energy crisis were proving fruitful.
He said that terrorists had been rooted out through operation Zarb-e-Azb and Pakistan had become a peaceful and secure country due to which foreign investors were making investment in Pakistan especially Punjab.
The Chief Minister congratulated Spanish Ambassador on the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Spain.
The Spanish Ambassador appreciated improvement in economic and law and order situation in Pakistan and said that Pakistan had gained economic stability in the tenure of Pakistan Muslim League-N and law and order situation had substantially improved.
He said that a number of Spanish companies were working in Pakistan especially Punjab and cooperation should be further improved in different sectors.
Honorary Consular of Spain in Lahore Zaheer-ul-Islam, Haroon Shaukat of Punjab Investment Board, Secretary Industries and concerned officers were present on the occasion.