Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar has invited Japanese investors to take advantage of improved investment conditions and ease of doing business in Pakistan, a private media outlet reported.
He was talking to Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda who called on him in Islamabad on Saturday.
The minister highlighted the improved security situation of Pakistan, saying that the country is a safe destination for investment and tourism.
During the meeting, matters related to bilateral economic cooperation, trade, investment and transfer of technology were discussed.
Hammad Azhar appreciated technical and financial assistance being extended by Japan.
The ambassador said Japanese companies are taking keen to invest in the agriculture, fisheries and automobile sector of Pakistan.
Earlier on Oct 23, Pakistan and Japan had agreed to boost bilateral parliamentary cooperation and connections.
The understanding was reached at a meeting between President Dr Arif Alvi and Japan Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship League Chairman Seishiro Eto in Tokyo.