Foreign investment to help curb militancy in country: Ishrat ul Ebad


Karachi: The developed countries including United States and Britain should persuade their investors to invest in Pakistan, as one of root causes of the growing militancy in the country is poverty, Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan told British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister Alistair Burt on Wednesday.

The UK Minister along with his delegation met with Dr Ebad. In order to curb militancy in Pakistan, the developed countries should come up with investment for the creating employment opportunities in the country,” the governor said.

“A stable and prosperous Pakistan would contribute towards regional and international peace,” he added. The governor said that Britain understands the Pakistan’s viewpoint.

Alistair Burt assured the governor that Britain would support investment in Pakistan and also provide assistance in various sectors including higher education.

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