BE2C2 Report — Japan has shown keen interest in investing in Sindh and its capital Karachi — Pakistan’s financial capital located on the Arabian sea and few hundred miles east of Gwadar city and port, the southern gateway of upcoming $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Japan State Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobuo Kishi said Japanese investors are interested in availing relevant opportunities in Karachi and other parts of Sindh, during his meeting with the Governor Muhammad Zubair in Karachi.
The Governor shared, with the six member delegation led by Kishi, vast investment opportunities that exist in the agriculture, textile, energy education and health sectors across Sindh.
In particular context of its capital Karachi, the Governor said the metropolis on basis of its geographical location and easy availability of cost effective human resource offers a viable environment for investment.
Mr. Zubair also discussed in detail matters related to CPEC as well as law and order situation in the region.
Japan State Minister for Foreign Affairs and his delegation appreciated the improved law and order they registered in Karachi metropolis during their current visit.
They said investors belonging to their country were equally interested in availing relevant opportunities in the port city and in other parts of the resource rich Sindh.
Nobuo Kishi on his visit to Islamabad earlier, talked about his grandfather Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi who had the unique honor of being the first premiere of Japan who visited Pakistan for the first time after the country’s creation. “My grandfather visited Karachi in 1957 and he was greatly impressed by the hospitality and friendly nature of the people of Pakistan, he said.