Lahore: Member Punjab Assembly Hafiz Mian Nauman has said that present government by promoting transparency in every sector has created environment conducive for foreign investors in Punjab and ensured security of foreign entrepreneurs.
He expressed these views while addressing a reception hosted in the honour of Australian parliamentary delegation at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, here today. The delegation was led by head of Australian Senate, Senator John Haug while Australian High Commissioner in Pakistan Peter Heyward, Vice President SAARC Iftikhar Ahmad Malik, President Lahore Chamber Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and other office-bearers and members of the chamber were present on the occasion.
Main Nauman welcomed Australian delegation on behalf of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. He said that mutual relations of Pakistan and Australia have always been exemplary and Australia has helped Pakistan in earthquake, flood and other calamities. He said that Punjab government of Pakistan Muslim League–N came into power, corruption of former rulers was rampant in every sector and institutions were bankrupted but our government not only reduced corruption considerably by good governance but people also benefitted from the fruits of development. He said that Lahore is the city of gardens and its historic culture will be a matter of pleasure for distinguished guests. He said that vast opportunities of business are available for Australian investors and further details will be become available about them during tomorrow’s meeting with Chief Minister.
Earlier, Senator John Haug while addressing on the occasion, thanked office-bearers of Lahore Chamber as well as audience. He said that the aim of current visit of the parliamentary delegation is to review the prospects of investment in Pakistan. He said that earlier, they have visited Sargodha where . He also praised the taste of Pakistan mangos. Senator David Johnson, High Commissioner Peter Heyward, Iftikhar Ali Malik, Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and other office-bearers also spoke on the occasion. In the end, souvenirs were presented to the guests on behalf of the Chamber.