ISLAMABAD:(APS)FEB 9,2016-Queen Maxima of the Netherlands called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Tuesday.
Welcoming the Queen, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan values its relations with the Netherlands, both bilaterally and within the context of the European Union.
The Prime Minister expressed his appreciation on her devotion to promoting Financial Inclusion for Development. He said that present government is prioritizing Financial Inclusion as a national objective through the National Financial Inclusion Strategy.
Mian Nawaz Sharif said that the development agenda of the present government is based on the principle of inclusive economic growth and use of digital technology is part of the Financial Inclusion. Prime Minister’s Youth Loan Scheme is yielding significant dividends in encouraging sustainable inclusive growth by investing in the country’s human capital and empowering women.
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands appreciated the successful march of Pakistan’s economy under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and reiterated support for Pakistan’s economic revival.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed countries of the region to work for promoting mutual trade and investment to change the destiny of the entire region.
He was talking to first Deputy Defence Minister and Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Kazakhstan Col. Gen. Zhasuzakov Saken Adilkhanovich in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The Prime Minister said both the countries have immense mutual good will and understanding to further strengthen bilateral ties.
He said China Pakistan Economic Corridor will be beneficial for all Central Asian States.
Colonel General Zhasuzakov Saken Adilkhanovich expressed hope mutual relations between the two countries will be further strengthened.