Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif stated on Sunday that an funding convention can be convened to boost cooperation between Pakistan and Scotland in numerous fields, together with commerce, funding, training, water administration, wind, and photo voltaic know-how.
Speaking to the media after a gathering with Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf in London, Shehbaz stated that he held productive talks with a “younger and energetic” first minister.
“We have now agreed to boost cooperation between Pakistan and Scotland,” he stated. He added that round 80,000-strong Pakistani diaspora was considerably contributing to the event and progress of Scotland.
To a query that the UK’s Nationwide Crime Company cleared his title in a cash laundering case, Shehbaz stated that NCA investigated this matter for 2 years, and with the blessing of Almighty Allah, he emerged harmless.
“[Former prime minister] Imran Khan used all ways and wasted state cash in addition to valuable time to defame me,” he stated. “The NCA discovered nothing in opposition to me and now the British investigation company has given me a clear chit on this matter,” he added.
Shehbaz stated that Imran Khan was a fraud, who had the behavior of harming his personal benefactors. He termed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman a “liar and a hypocrite from head to toe”, who confirmed “ingratitude” to even his personal benefactors.
Earlier, Shehbaz met Humza Yousaf, who known as on him in London. Shehbaz felicitated the primary minister on his election, which, he stated, underscored the constructive contribution of the British-Pakistani neighborhood to the event of the UK.
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Through the assembly, either side held talks on strengthening the bilateral relations. They agreed to strengthen the bilateral ties within the domains of commerce, funding, training, water administration, wind and photo voltaic know-how and the people-to-people contacts.
The 2 sides additionally agreed to advertise joint ventures in numerous fields, as they explored methods to leverage the Scottish-Pakistani entrepreneurs, to advertise funding in Pakistan. Additionally they agreed to cooperate in addressing the problem of local weather change.
The prime minister advised the holding of an funding convention in Scotland and individually arranging a street present to showcase Pakistan’s renewable vitality potential in Scotland.
The prime minister thanked the Scottish authorities for its beneficiant contribution to floods reduction final yr. Shehbaz invited Yousaf to go to Pakistan, which he accepted. Yousaf is the primary British nationwide of Pakistani heritage to carry this coveted place.
Individually, in a tweet, Shehbaz stated the fifth Trilateral Overseas Ministers’ Dialogue held in Islamabad on Saturday underscored the unwavering consensus of Pakistan and China to work for a peaceable, secure and affluent Afghanistan within the curiosity of Afghan folks.
“Unlocking financial potential of the area stays contingent on restoration of regional peace and stability. Investing in peace & stability by means of a collective & sustained focus will guarantee win-win outcomes, together with the success of initiatives aimed toward higher regional connectivity & socio-economic progress,” he wrote.
(WITH INPUT FROM APP)