Pakistan-Japan ties being strengthened

Pakistan-Japan ties being strengthened

KARACHI:Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said that the friendly relations between Pakistan and Japan are being strengthened with the passage of time.

He said tihs while talking to Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai, who called on him here on Saturday, said a statementof the Governor House.

Matters of mutual interests, including good investment environment in Karachi and measures to increase the bilateral trade between the two countries, came under discussion in the meeting.

The governor underlined the need for increasing the trade and business activities between the two countries. He said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was an important project and invited the Japanese companies to invest in the CPEC related projects in Pakistan.

The Sindh Governor also thanked to the government as well as people of Japan for assistance in the fields of education and health. The Japanese ambassador said that Pakistan was a reliable friend and Japanese companies were taking interest in setting up industrial units in Karachi.APP/AFP