Kwak Sung-Kyu—the South Korean Ambassador to Pakistan called the Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development—Zulfikar Bukhari and discussed on the matters of common interest. He also said that South Korea would be importing workforce from Pakistan in the days to come.
They both talked about increasing the quota of Pakistani workers in South Korea.
Sung-Kyu gave assurance that South Korea would be increasing the import of workforce from Pakistan this year.
Zulfikar Bukhari said that just seven hundred workers were sent to South Korea last year however the government is inclined to increase the number in 2019.
He added that no efforts were done whatsoever by the earlier governments in regard to perusing South Korea for increasing the quota of workers for Pakistanis. But the present government is all set to make needed efforts focused at the opening of the foreign market for Pakistani workforce.
South Korea has also shown interest for making investments in Pakistan Railways for enhancing the department’s capacity to serve in a better way.
The ambassador expressed confidence in the tourism sector of Pakistan and said that the tourism industry of Pakistan has got immense potential as there are many cultural heritage sites that are of interest for the South Korean tourists.
He said that the cultural heritage sites in Pakistan have religious attractions too for the South Korean tourists.
Zulfikar Bukhari said that the law and order situation of the country has improved significantly, and the road network is also being improved for providing easy access to the tourists in reaching the tourist attractions in the Northern Areas of Pakistan.