ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz met Chief Executive of Hong Kong Mr. Leu Chen Yung in Government House Hong Kong, today.
On his arrival the Prime Minister was received by the Chief Executive at the Government House of Hong Kong.
The two leaders discussed matters of mutual interest and bilateral relations between Pakistan and Hong Kong.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan and Hong Kong enjoy brotherly relationship.
He said that Pakistan has strong business relations with Hong Kong.
The Prime Minister said that there is a great scope of trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Hong Kong and the cooperation between the two in different sectors must be enhanced.
The Prime Minister said that several companies of Hong Kong have their permanent offices in Pakistan which testifies their trust in Pakistan. He said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will enable traders to transport their goods to international markets through Gwadar. The Prime Minister said that Pakistan’s liberal trade policies provide ample opportunities to the investors of Hong Kong. The Prime Minister said that the businessmen from Hong Kong must take active part in CPEC which is for the mutual benefits of the two nations.
Welcoming the PM, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong said that Pakistan and Hong Kong have strong relations based on history. The Chief Executive said that the two countries are cooperating with each other in different sectors. He said that the economic cooperation needs to be enhanced between Pakistan and Hong Kong.
Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastagir Khan, Chairman Board of Investment Mifta Ismail and Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood Khalid were present during the meeting.
The Chief Executive of Hong Kong was accompanied by Finance Secretary Hong Kong Mr Paul CHAN mo Po, Commissioner for Belt and Road Ms Y vonne CHOI Ying Pik and Secretary Treasury