Qatar Offers 1 Lac Jobs For Pakistanis

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Pakistan and Qatar vowed to strengthen their ties by forging partnerships and enhancing economic and trade relations

Qatar has offered to give 1 lac jobs to Pakistanis.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met on the sidelines of 73rd session of the UN General Assembly taking place in New York.

Pakistan and Qatar vowed to strengthen their ties by forging partnerships and enhancing economic and trade relations when foreign ministers of the two countries met on Tuesday.

During the meeting, the Qatari foreign minister offered Qureshi to provide employment opportunities to 1 lac skilled Pakistanis.

Foreign Minister Al Thani congratulated Qureshi on Pakistan‘s successful elections, and welcomed his appointment as the foreign minister. The two foreign ministers applauded the close brotherly relationship between two countries, according to an official statement.

Foreign Minister Qureshi welcomed increase in the bilateral trade by 53%, and the formal operationalization of the Hamad Port.

He stressed the need to unleash the great economic potential between the two countries by increasing the exports in sectors such as food items, construction material, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, sports goods and fabrics.

The Pakistani foreign minister proposed early visit of the Qatari Chamber of Commerce and Industryand stressed on activating the Joint business Council, agreed between the two countries in 2017, the statement said.