September 24, 2020: The government has decided to form the Economic Outreach Apex Committee to promote economic diplomacy.
A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting held in Islamabad on Wednesday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
Prime Minister's Special Assistant on National Security Dr Moeed Yousaf has been made a focal person to promote economic diplomacy.
The meeting also decided to set up Economic Outreach Coordination Group to have a liaison with concerned federal ministries, provincial departments, and other institutions to achieve the goals.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister said promoting economic diplomacy is the need of the hour, which will not only strengthen bilateral relations with other countries but existing potential can also be exploited to the maximum level in the field of economy.
He directed Pakistan Missions abroad to give utmost attention to promote economic diplomacy.
Imran Khan directed the Chairman Board of Investment to ensure the provision of all possible assistance to foreign investors, who show their interest to invest in various sectors of the country.