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Hafeez Sheikh thanks Qatar emir over financial assistance

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Abdul Hafeez Sheikh thanked on Monday Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani for pledging US $3 billion in Pakistan’s deposits and direct investment.

 

“[I] want to thank the Emir of Qatar HRH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani for announcing US $3 Billion in #deposits and direct #investments for #Pakistan and for #Qatar’s affirmation to further develop relations between the two countries,” he tweeted.

 

In a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs said that the Qatari support comes after Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani’s visit to Pakistan to underscore the deep relations between the two brotherly countries and people.

 

“It also expresses the confidence of the State of Qatar in the strength of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s economy and the vision and good management of the current government headed by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan,” the QNA quotes him as saying.

 

He added that after the announcement of this new investment package, the size of the Qatari-Pakistani economic partnership will amount to $9 billion.

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