Islamabad: The Prime Minister expressed hoped, during the call on him by the Ambassador of South Korea this morning at the PM House, that his first ever visit to South Korea would give political impetus to bilateral relations between the two countries
The Prime Minister said that South Korean companies have a robust investment in Pakistan across whole spectrums of economic activity.
The Prime Minister is visiting Republic of Korea to participate in the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit from March 25-28, 2012 where Heads of Stare and Governments from major countries area participating. The Prime Minister is likely to meet a number of world leaders and CEOs of major Korean companies.
The Prime Minister said that Inspired by South Korea’s unique experience of great economic progress, Pakistan wished to benefit from its best practices to be able to achieve similar developmental trajectory. The Prime Minister stated that the interaction with South Korean companies would encourage them to enhance their engagement and investment particularly in infrastructure and energy sectors.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan desires to further strengthen and expand relations in political, economic, trade and defence fields. There is immense potential to forge bilateral co-operation in these fields, he added.
The Korean Ambassador reiterated that Korea also look forward to the coming visit of the Prime Minister in connection with Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul. He said that Korean Companies are interested in investing in different sectors in Pakistan. He said that exchange of delegations at various levels would further cement the existing ties between the two countries.
Pakistan and South Korea would commemorate 30thAnniversary of their diplomatic relations next year in 2013. The two countries plan a number of high profile activities including exchange of visits to mark the occasion.
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