Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says economic diplomacy is among the key priorities of Pakistan's foreign policy.

While talking to Chairman Board of Investment Haroon Sharif who called on the foreign minister in Islamabad Friday, Qureshi said, "The trend of foreign investment into the country is rising."

During the meeting, existing opportunities of investment in various sectors of national economy and the positive trend of foreign investment in Pakistan came under discussion. 

Qureshi said during the meetings held in our visits abroad the foreign investors also expressed deep interest in investing in Pakistan.

"Many renowned and large international companies are successfully doing their businesses in Pakistan, which is a testimony of trust on the policies of our government," he added. 

The chairman said Pakistan is providing complete legal and constitutional protection to foreign investment and there is no bar on transferring the profits earned.