KARACHI: A Niger’s delegation called on Sindh Minister for Industries and Commerce Jam Ikramullah Dharejo at his office here on Monday. The delegation included Niger Minister for Investment Zikri Vargo Boubacar, Niger businessmen, Pakistani Ambassador to Niger Ahmed Ali Sirohey and others.


The Sindh minister assured the delegation members that there are vast investment opportunities in Sindh. He said: “Pakistan is an agricultural country. There are many opportunities for agro-based industries in Sindh. Sindh government will provide full protection to Nigerian investors while investing. Sindh is also ready to provide technical assistance to them.”


Dharejo said that Hyderabad is a hub of motorcycle manufacturing and there was a need to further improve the brotherly, trade and cultural ties between the two countries. On the occasion, Niger’s minister said that Niger would also provide better facilities to Pakistani investors and relations between the two countries were expected to improve further after the appointment of Pakistan’s ambassador to Niger.


Dharejo expressed hope that the exchange of delegations would improve relations between the two Islamic countries and boost trade. Hr informed the delegation that a special economic zone had been set up in Sindh to attract foreign investors. He presented traditional gift of Sindh Ajrak to the members of the delegation.