LAHORE – Adviser on Foreign Relations to PML-N President Nawaz Sharif called on his party chief and apprised him of initiatives to build support for Pakistan and the party at the international level.

He also apprised Nawaz about his meetings with British and European parliamentarians as well as the important personalities in UAE and Middle East in an effort to build wide ranging diplomatic support for Pakistan and apprise them on the policies of Pakistan Muslim League (N).

During the meeting, Javed Malik also updated the former prime minister on the activities of PML-N Business and Professionals Forum to engage in affluent and influential overseas Pakistani businessmen and professionals, as well as Friends of Pakistan. In this context some British, German and UAE based companies will be coming to Pakistan in the month of January to give their presentations to the former prime minister to undertake projects in the energy, corporate farming and infrastructure building sectors. Nawaz appreciated the efforts by Javed Malik and said the PML-N regards the expats as an asset for Pakistan and appreciates the their valuable contributions to national economy.

He directed Javed Malik to ensure that all issues being faced by the oversees Pakistanis are addressed expeditiously and pointed out that the Punjab Government has established a special cell in this regard. He further added that the PML-N Business & Professionals Forum should also provide a platform the Pakistanis living overseas to have a voice within the party and a convention for Overseas Pakistanis may be organized in Pakistan in which the Pakistanis based overseas are invited to give their suggestions so that they have a voice in the nation building process.