Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi while addressing the gathering of the Pakistani diaspora at Capital One Arena in Washington on Sunday (July 21) said that we have not come to USA with a begging bowl. He said that we have not come with any demands for aid. We’re here because PM Imran Khan will share with President Trump, the road-map of Naya Pakistan.
FM Qureshi said that we are here invite investors of US to invest in Pakistan. Referring to Kartarpur and CPEC, the Foreign minister said the we are here to open new corridors on borders that were previously closed. He said Pakistan has successfully curbed the menace of terrorism and peaceful elections in erstwhile FATA, terrorism affected area, are the beginning of development and prosperity. The Minister said Pakistan will continue to support Afghan peace process for regional stability.
Acknowledging overseas Pakistani’s contribution in economy of the country, he said remittances in the last fiscal year have increased nine to ten percent. He said donations of overseas Pakistanis enabled Imran Khan to build a state of the art cancer hospital and a university.
The Minister said Pakistan welcomes the world to take benefit of China Pakistan Economic Corridor and it is open for investment and business.
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17 August, 2019