KARACHI: Federal Minister for Foreign
Affairs, Defence and Maritime Affairs Abdullah Hussain Haroon on
Thursday said the world has started looking Pakistan as a major
investment destination and soon United States world known companies
will invest in Pakistan.
“ Finally, USA and European countries found Pakistan as an
attractive place for investment,” he remarked while addressing the
members of English Speaking Union here at Beach Luxury Hotel.
The Foreign Minister spoke on Pakistan’s foreign policy; with
beautifully responding to questions from the audience. A cluster of
diplomats working in Karachi also attended this important session.
President ESU , Aziz Memon along with Vice President Kaleem
Farooqui and Majyed Aziz welcomed Abdullah Hussain Haroon , who also
had remained office bearer of ESU for long time.
The Minister said that after second world war, it was for the
first time the global situation had changed. Geo-strategic scenario
had changed miracally.
“ This shall be happening whether we like or not,” he said
adding that great instruments were available in present era. South
Asia had big potential.
About Pakistan and India relations, he said it was normal thing.
Ups and downs are seen in politics. Pakistan and India must talk to
each other for the good of both the nations. Pakistan must pursue for
an ideal peaceful neighbourhood and for regional harmony. Pakistan
would have to talk to every one.
India should not be afraid of developing better relations of
Pakistan and Russia, he said.
Pakistan had also big importance in maintaining peace in Afghanistan.
When his attention was drawn to the sore relations between USA and
Iran, he suggested USA would have to talk to Iran as dialogue was the
only answer for global peace.
There was need for to look forward with more sagacious approach, he said.
He said USA President Donald Trump was flying at height. We
would have to see things very carefully.
About China and Pakistan Economic Corridor ,and One Belt-One
Road Initiative had great importance for the entire world. These
could not be under-estimated. CPEC would emerge a great linkage in
He expressed his satisfaction over the results Pakistan achieved
in the war against terror.
“ We have achieved tremendous results of our war against terror,”
To a question, the Minister said liquefied natural gas (LNG)
was a cheaper source of energy. With usage of LNG, the country could
save dollar 100 million every year.
He said the Caretaker Government had limited time . However,
it was trying its best to set things in right direction.
He assured that the general elections would be held on schedule.
Abdullah Hussain Haroon expressed concern over the killing of