Pakistan will soon launch electronic visa facility as confirmed by Interior Federal Minister, Ahsan Iqbal. He said that the aim of introducing electronic visa is to help genuine tourists and investors. The Interior Minister said that Pakistan government had discussions with foreign office representatives & soon electronic visa will be issued in Pakistan.
The news was announced in a meeting that was held at high commission in London. The reception was attended by Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner to United Kingdom (UK), Illyas Amin Qureshi and Muhammad Yasin the Members of the UK Parliament, Pakistan High Commission (PHC) officials, and a huge number of British Pakistanis & journalists.
With regard to issuing e-visa in Pakistan, Mr.Iqbal said, “We are in consultation with the foreign office in this regard.”
The minister furthermore informed the listeners about the benefits of introducing electronic visas in Pakistan. He said Pakistan will improve its investment & promote its tourist destinations by introducing these visas.
As Pakistan has an emerging middle class & an appealing market of 207 million people it has become the best destination for investors as claimed by Ahsan Iqbal. He advised the people to make use of Pakistan’s growing economy & invest in different sectors of Pakistan including the IT industry. Especially the Pakistanis living abroad can play as an essential part in boosting Pakistan’s economy.
It is pertinent to mention here that after CPEC gained popularity, many countries & companies have shown interest to invest in Pakistan, thus opening investment opportunities in the country. Just talking about CPEC, the total contribution by China will definitely cross the $100 billion by 2030, so much has been done to promote & develop different industries of Pakistan. Foreign companies want to take benefit of opportunities available in Pakistan and capitalize on the investment prospects in the country.
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In the past, Germany and its business companies displayed interest in investing in various CPEC projects. Ex-PM Pakistan invited Bahrain to find new investment opportunities in Pakistan.
So yes companies & countries want to invest in Pakistan & issuing E-visa will contribute much to the future foreign investment in the country.