Tatarstan president’s visit will promote bilateral relations: Punjab CM

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Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sahrif on Saturday held a meeting with Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov in Lahore and hoped promotion of mutual relations between the two countries.

Promotion of cooperation along with other bilateral issues were discussed between the dignitaries, while CM Shahbaz held it pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had visited Tatarstan in 1999 when the visiting President was Prime Minister.

President Rustam emphasised on promoting collaboration between the two countries in various fields, including economic, investment and tourism sectors.

CM Shahbaz assured full protection to interested investors seeking opportunities in Pakistan while adding that they will own hundred percent of their investment.

He stated that Punjab has very strong and enduring infrastructure which can take the burden of all investment activities and joint ventures.

He invited Tatarstan to be a part of landmark China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project by linking with Pakistan and mentioned that $36 billion were being spent on energy projects being executed under CPEC and will end load-shedding in the country by the end of 2017 or at most early 2018.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sahrif on Saturday held a meeting with Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov in Lahore and hoped promotion of mutual relations between the two countries.

Promotion of cooperation along with other bilateral issues were discussed between the dignitaries, while CM Shahbaz held it pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had visited Tatarstan in 1999 when the visiting President was Prime Minister.

President Rustam emphasised on promoting collaboration between the two countries in various fields, including economic, investment and tourism sectors.

CM Shahbaz assured full protection to interested investors seeking opportunities in Pakistan while adding that they will own hundred percent of their investment.

He stated that Punjab has very strong and enduring infrastructure which can take the burden of all investment activities and joint ventures.

He invited Tatarstan to be a part of landmark China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project by linking with Pakistan and mentioned that $36 billion were being spent on energy projects being executed under CPEC and will end load-shedding in the country by the end of 2017 or at most early 2018.

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