Business News Pakistan Online
ZURICH: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Monday
to participate in the 47th World Economic Forum’s annual meeting aimed at
fostering greater social inclusion and human development.
The Prime Minister will be presenting Pakistan’s case of economic success
and the ideal business and investment opportunities
besides attracting Foreign Direct Investment.
He will be extensively utilizing the visit to further Pakistan’s economic and
business interests by inviting leading firms to invest in Pakistan.
Tariq Fatemi, the Prime Minister was received at the Zurich International by Ambassador
and Permanent Representative to the UN Mission to Geneva Tehmina Janjua and senior Swiss officials.
PM Sharif has a full agenda at Davos, including a number of bilateral meetings with
heads of states and governments, as well as with business leaders.
He will also have a meeting with Prof. Klaus Schwab, Chairman, WEF. Bilateral
meetings are expected with the Prime Minister’s of Sweden, Norway and Sri Lanka,
besides a meeting with Queen Maxima of Netherlands.
He will meet the new Secretary General United Nations Antonio Guterres, as well as
the Swiss President Ms. Doris Leuthard.
The Foreign Office in a statement said the will address a large group
of about 60 top business leaders on “Investing in Pakistan: The New Reality”.
He will have a round table meeting in which he would share with a select group of
business leaders, the significant economic changes taking place in Pakistan and
the immense investment and trade opportunities opening up in the country.