(31-08-2017): Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan met with the Chairman and CEO of Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA). The Ambassador felicitated Mr. Suzuki on his appointment as the Chairman of the JSDA. Matters of mutual interest turnaround of Pakistan and it’s recognition by International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and credit rating agencies. Tracing the historical presence of Japanese business and manufacturing houses in Pakistan, the Ambassador expressed satisfaction at the upward trajectory of relations. While discussing the performance of Karachi Stock Exchange as Asia’s top performing Stock Exchange in 2016, the Ambassador dilated upon the liberal investment regime of Pakistan. Chairman Suzuki was of the view that given Pakistan’s improved security and economic situation, the potential for cooperation has grown substantially and should be tapped by business communities of both countries.
TOKYO, PR # 45/2017