Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan addressed the World Economic Forum 2020 in Davos, Switzerland yesterday.
The Prime Minister’s speech consisted of about 14 minutes, in which he addressed the various aspects.
In his address, he discussed important issues related to environmental issues including Pakistan’s economic and foreign policy.
The host of the event Borge Brende and president of the World Economic Forum (WEF) thanked PM Imran Khan after his address.
On this occasion, President of WEF lauded PM Imran Khan on his speech without any written script.
Borge Brende said that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan increased 70% than last year, which means the security situation in Pakistan has improved.
Borge Brende asked PM Imran Khan, will you be able to maintain the current security situation in Pakistan so that the foreign investment, especially in the energy sector, could be further enhanced.
On this question of President of WEF, the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan said that 2019 has been the most peaceful year for Pakistan since 9/11.
He said that when Pakistan joined the United States in the fight against terrorism after 9/11, the law and order situation of Pakistan deteriorated and bombings started. In such a situation, there was no chance of foreign investment.
Imran Khan said, “So we understand how important peace is for economic development”.
He said that due to the improved security situation, tourism has also been promoted and tourism has doubled in 2019 as compared to 2018 in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister said that there are innumerable opportunities for development in the tourism sector in Pakistan; there are numerous places of religious and historical tourism.
He said that there are historical places of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism in Pakistan, while the country also attracts tourists as there are high peaks of the world.
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Posted by Imran Khan (official) on Wednesday, 22 January 2020