ISLAMABAD : With China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) already underway and economic and security situation improving, far greater economic opportunities are available for Kuwaiti investors.

This was stated by Special Assistant to Prime Minister, Tariq Fatemi while talking to Nassar Abdul Rahman J. Almutairi, the newly appointed Ambassador of Kuwait to Pakistan who paid a courtesy call on him at his office in Islamabad.

Tariq Fatemi welcomed Ambassador Nassar to Pakistan and wished him success in his new assignment, said a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Tuesday.

Fatemi emphasized that, “Kuwaiti investors should invest especially in the power sector to benefit in a business friendly environment provided by the Government of Pakistan.”

The Ambassador conveyed greetings of Shaikh Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah, the Foreign Minister of Kuwait to the Special Assistant to PM. He said, “Pakistan and Kuwait enjoyed historical ties, while appreciating that Pakistan has always extended full support and help whenever Kuwait required it.”

He also said that while in Pakistan, he would strive to enhance the existing warm and friendly relationship, to a new level of mutually beneficial cooperation.

Tariq Fatemi noted that, “Pakistan and Kuwait had always stood by each other in difficult times and were bonded together through many shared commonalities.”

He thanked the Kuwaiti Government for taking care of a large number of Pakistanis living in Kuwait, who served as a strong bridge between two brotherly nations. He also appreciated the generous role played by the Kuwait Fund in Pakistan.

The Ambassador appreciated Pakistan’s achievements noting that the country had come a long way in resting peace and security against the security threats posed by terrorism.

“This has provided a foundation for the increasing economic stability,” he said.

While referring to the ongoing joint projects in Pakistan, the Ambassador expressed confidence that, “Pakistan-Kuwait relations would continue to follow a positive trajectory.”

The Ambassador said that Kuwait had always seen Pakistan as an important and a strong brotherly Muslim country, recognizing its crucial role for peace and stability in the region.