This is a first step to further boost the relations between Qatar and Pakistan: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan thanked Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and his cabinet for the announcement of $3 billion package for Pakistan in the form of direct investment and deposits.

The Special Assistant said this will create new business opportunities in Pakistan and it will also strengthen the investment initiative of the government. She said this is proof of international leaders’ confidence in PM Imran’s government.

She said this is a first step to further boost the relations between Qatar and Pakistan. Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said this amount will help Pakistan overcome its economic challenges.

She said Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced visa on arrival for Qatari citizens which will develop tourism sector in Pakistan. She said Qatar has removed the ban on Pakistani rice which is good news for rice exporters and the economy of the country.

SAPM said PM Imran Khan is fighting against corruption in the country, adding that opposition should have one stance.

She said United Nations has declared Pakistan a safe country by giving it a family state status. She said government has announced different packages to promote tourism in the country.