Turkish team brief on airport outsourcing

In Local
April 07, 2024


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said Pakistan was rapidly moving towards economic stability and they welcomed investors and business people across the globe.

He said in this regard, they were increasing the public-private partnership.

A delegation of Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA) comprising board members, chief airport operating officer and chief corporate officer called on the prime minister, PM Office Media Wing said in a press release.

The prime minister expressed the desire to particularly enhance investment and partnership with the brotherly country Turkiye.

He informed that steps were being taken to further improve and increase facilities for passengers at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore airports.

Under the private-public partnership, outsourcing of certain commercial operations at Islamabad International airport were being made, he said, adding transparent outsourcing at all stages was among their top priorities.

The meeting was attended by Minister for Defense Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Economic Affairs Ahad Khan Cheema and relevant senior officials. Turkish Counsel General in Lahore Durmus Bastug and other staff were also present.

The prime minister further said that there were huge investment and partnership opportunities in the urban development sector.

He observed that Pakistan and Turkiye were brotherly countries and their bilateral ties were growing with the passage of time. It was a ripe time for the both countries to increase their partnership, he stressed. 

The delegation expressed its keen interest in investment and partnership opportunities in Pakistan. 

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