(21-8-2017): Tokyo: Ambassador Asad M. Khan met with Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of Japan International Cooperation Agency on 18th April 2017. Wide ranging discussions on matters of mutual interest were held. The Ambassador appreciated JICA’s long standing presence in Pakistan and stated that JICA’s flagship projects like Indus Highway, Lowari Tunnel and Kohat Tunnel are a testament of its commitment as bilateral assistance partner. Both sides expressed satisfaction at the spectrum of JICA’s country programme and it was agreed that lot of potential exists to further enhance it. Ambassador Asad M Khan also referred to positive reviews on Pakistan by International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and expressed the hope that Japanese investors will also make use of the investment opportunities in Pakistan.
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