Minister: (Swedish investors invited to invest in energy sector)

June 6, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday invited Swedish investors and businessmen to invest in Pakistan’s energy and infrastructure projects.

He was addressing a ceremony at the residence of Swedish Ambassador here on National Day celebrations of Sweden. Pervaiz Rashid said both the countries have cooperated and extended support to each other at various international fora on issues of mutual interest. He said we look forward to continue this cooperation in future as well.

Meanwhile, the minister rejected the rumours of abolishing subsidy on wheat for Gilgit-Baltistan. In a statement on Sunday, he said these rumours are totally baseless.

The Minister said these rumours are being spread to get votes in GB elections. He said Rs 6.5 billion have been fixed as subsidy on wheat for Gilgit Baltistan in the budget.