ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday invited Qatar 's petroleum and gas companies to invest in Pakistan 's oil and gas exploration and production sector.
Talking to Sheikh Falah Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman Board of Directors of Doha Group, the Prime Minister said Pakistan 's vibrant economic sector offers an investment friendly environment to Qatar 's investors.
The Prime Minister said Qatar is a principal player in the world energy market especially in the export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Pakistan would welcome cooperation with Qatar in the energy sector.
He said both the two countries had great potential to increase the existing level of bilateral trade.
"We wish to promote, diversify and strengthen relations in all fields of our bilateral relations," PM added.
Prime Minister Sharif said Pakistan attaches great importance to its close and cordial relations with Qatar and values its contribution to regional peace and stability.
He expressed good wishes for the Emir of Qatar and said that under his sagacious stewardship, Qatar had played its positive role in the region.