Islamabad: Japan’s Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda to Pakistan on Wednesday said that Japan will create job opportunities for the Pakistani youth, particularly in the sectors of information technology (IT) and science and technology (S&T), news sources reported.
He made these remarks while in a meeting with Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tareen. Ambassador Matsuda stated that Japan is interested in a variety of areas and will open its labour market to skilled Pakistanis. He also expressed interest in expanding the export base in Pakistan and in industries other than auto manufacture and textiles.
The federal minister commended the Japanese government for its support in a variety of disciplines, including education and infrastructure development, and stated that collaboration in these areas will be expanded in the future.
Furthermore, the minister urged different Japanese auto manufacturing companies to invest in Pakistan’s auto sector and benefit from the new auto policy.
Minister Tareen also thanked the Japanese Ambassador for debt relief under the G20’s Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI).