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President appreciates growth in Pak-Qatar relations and joint ventures
November 28, 2018

President Dr. Arif Alvi has appreciated Qatar’s decision to import 100,000 workers from Pakistan.

Talking to member of Qatari ruling family Sheikh Falah Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani in Islamabad on Wednesday, he expressed satisfaction on the steady growth of bilateral relations, particularly increasing volume of Pakistan’s export to Qatar following the linking of Karachi Port with Hamad Port.

Noting the contribution of Pakistani manpower in the progress and development of Qatar, Dr Arif Alvi offered the services of skilled, semi-skilled and un-skilled Pakistani workers to meet the requirements of Qatari job market.

He appreciated Qatar’s decision to choose Pakistan for setting up Qatari visa centers, to streamline the recruitment process and assured Qatari dignitary of Pakistan’s full cooperation in the matter.

The President looked forward to the next session of Joint Ministerial Commission in Doha early next year.

The Qatari dignitary informed that his country is now importing 140,000 workers from Pakistan.

Referring to Port Qasim Coal fire power plant, he observed that the 1.5 billion dollars project is the first joint venture in CPEC between Power China and Al Mirqab.