Trade relations with UK will provide job opportunities for Pakistanis: Dr Turner | Business


ISLAMABAD: British Companies had expressed their desire to visit Pakistan for trade and boosting business ties with the people. This was stated by British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr Christian Turner while talking to a private news channel.

He said that the changed travel advisory by United Kingdom regarding Pakistan would help boost business relations between the two countries.

The ties between the United Kingdom and Pakistan had been significant and after the travel advisory, these relations would further be strengthened, he stated.

Dr Turner said the return of British Airways to Pakistan was also a remarkable step.

He said Britain wishes to see international cricket in Pakistan and added that MCC was planning to visit Pakistan for playing series matches.

Expressing satisfaction over the security situation in the region, Turner said that the law enforcement agencies had played a vital role for maintaining peace, adding the security had been improved here.

In reply to a question about facilities for Pakistani students in the UK, the High Commissioner said that scholarships had been doubled, while the students aspiring to enjoy education there, would have better opportunities.

About trade, he said, UK hoped that three billion dollars’ trade would increase after ease in travel advisory for Pakistan.

Increasing business and trade relations with the UK, would provide job opportunities to the people of Pakistan, Turner said.

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