ISLAMABAD

The chief of Malaysian company MMC Corporation, Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary has expressed keen interest in investment in shipping, energy, engineering and infrastructure development projects in Pakistan.

He expressed these views during his meeting with Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif here at Prime Minister’s House on Monday.

During the meeting Prime Minister shed light on vast scope of mutually beneficial cooperation in energy, tourism, telecommunication, vocational training, aviation, and services including finance sectors.

“Malaysian companies have been involved in development of infrastructure projects in Pakistan and we invite them to participate in road building, housing and communication sector projects through public-private partnership,” Premier added.

Moreover, Pakistan would welcome branches of Malaysian banks in Pakistan, he further said.

“Malaysia can also meet its manpower requirements by absorption of Pakistani students studying in Malaysia in its industry and through skilled, semi-skilled workers from Pakistan,” PM suggested.

Chairman MMC Corporation thanked the Prime Minister for meeting him.