Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Wednesday, said that Pakistan encouraged greater Japanese investments in energy sector and infrastructure development.

While talking to Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi here he highlighted incumbent government’s commitment towards strengthening democracy, good governance and economic reforms in the country.

Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi is visited Pakistan from September 11-12 and held meetings with Pakistani leadership and high ups.

While highlighting the present government’s commitment towards strengthening democracy, good governance and economic reforms in the country, the Adviser stated that Pakistan would like to encourage greater Japanese investments particularly in overcoming energy shortage in Pakistan and infrastructure development.

The Adviser appreciated Japan’s ongoing assistance in various social, educational and health projects adding that Pakistan considered Japan as a great friend and strong development partner.

The visiting Japanese dignitary briefed the Adviser on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policies particularly in the trade and economy. He also shared Japan’s outlook on global issues in particular Japan’s efforts towards peace and stability and economic development of Afghanistan.