Muscat: Pakistan and Oman have taken another step to enhance bilateral relations by boosting trade and investment on Thursday.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Omani deputy Prime Minister Syed Fahad bin Muhammad al Syed in Muscat after their joint meeting announced that the two countries had decided to improve their bilateral trade and socio-economic ties.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi informed that multiple memorandum of understanding (MoUs) have been signed between the two dignitaries relating to labour, training and investment. He also invited Omani investors to come to Pakistan and leverage of business friendly environment.
Qureshi mentioned that there is a dire need of increasing trade volume between the two countries and in this regard suggested that joint efforts should be made on trade and commerce.
FM Qureshi said that 30% of Omanis hailed to Balochistan and told around 0.3 million Pakistanis were playing their part in the development and progress of Oman.
The foreign minister also took the Omani deputy prime minister into confidence about the stance that Pakistan holds and the part it played in creating regional peace and helping Afghanistan come out f crisis.