UK desires economic growth in Pakistan: British HC

Islamabad: British High Commissioner (HC) to Pakistan Dr Christian Turner has said that United Kingdom has a strong desire for economic growth of Pakistan. Talking to a private television channel, he said the British government is supporting Pakistan to bring improvement in education and other sectors.

To a question about international cricket, he said a negative perception about Pakistan was promoted around the world. However, today the security situation in Pakistan is much better than 10 years ago. To another query about UK’s visa policy, he said British government is facilitating the visa applicants to study in universities in the United Kingdom.