June 2007 News

Attique Seeks Turkish Industrialists' Role In Economic Uplift Of AJK

20 June 2007
Associated Press of Pakistan

Islamabad: Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan Wednesday invited Turkish industrialist for joint investment in quake hit areas of AJK. Addressing at a function organized by MUSIAD (NGO) in Istanbul (Turkey), he said that Pakistan is a country with growing economy and there are huge scope for foreign investors to invest in different sectors.He invited the top business persons of Turkish international industrialist conglomerate known as (MUSIAD) to visit AJK and explore the areas of investment on partnership basis, says a fax message received here. Sardar Attique said 'Even the chronic political disputes get settled all over the world through the agency of big businesses and they are enjoying the strongest political clout globally'. Attique said that MUSIAD has accreditation with all global financial organization like the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank and other financial institutions. Prime Minister highlighted the vast scope for investment in hydro-power generation, tourism and infrastructure in AJK. He thanked the MUSIAD for their medical services in the quake hit areas of AJK and appreciated surprising industrial growth of Turkey. MUSIAD President, Dr Omar Bolog in his welcome address said that his organization has its own foreign relations commission and training facilities for business men. He informed that MUSIAD has thus so far held over 300 international industrial fairs. Dr Omar Bolog assured MUSIAD's economic activities to expend in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.

 

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