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PM Kakar invites Dutch businessmen to invest in Pakistan

Both leaders express satisfaction with upward trajectory in bilateral ties between Pakistan and the Netherlands

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Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar meets his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte on the sidelines of the high-level segment of the UN’s 28th Conference of Parties on December 1, 2023. — PID
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar meets his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte on the sidelines of the high-level segment of the UN’s 28th Conference of Parties on December 1, 2023. — PID

DUBAI: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Friday invited Dutch firms to invest in the agriculture, horticulture, water management and renewable energy sectors of Pakistan.

The premier made the invitation during a meeting with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte. In the meeting held on the sidelines of COP 28, they appreciated the celebrations held in Islamabad and The Hague to mark 75 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year.

This was the second meeting of both leaders after the one held in New York, United States on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session.

The two leaders discussed bilateral relations, and exchanged views on international and regional issues of mutual interest, including situation in Afghanistan.

They also discussed the evolving human rights and humanitarian situation in Gaza.

PM Kakar underscored that Pakistan and the Netherlands should work together bilaterally as well as through the European Union on matters of mutual interest.

Both leaders expressed satisfaction with the upward trajectory in bilateral relations between Pakistan and the Netherlands.

The prime minister highlighted the importance of concrete outcomes on climate action and referred to Pakistan’s climate vulnerabilities despite being one of the lowest carbon emitters.

PM Kakar also invited the Dutch prime minister to visit Pakistan.