Ambassador of Japan H. E. Mitsuhiro Wada and Minister for Economic Affairs Mr. Omar Ayub Khan Discuss Bilateral Economic Cooperation in Islamabad

Islamabad: February 07, 2022

Ambassador of Japan H.E. MITSUHIRO WADA met with Minister Mr. Omar Ayub Khan and discussed bilateral economic relations. The Minister warmly welcomed the new Japanese Ambassador and assured him of his full support to further strengthen the bilateral relations. During the meeting, it was agreed to expedite the Gravity Flow Water Supply Scheme in #Haripur City on fast-track basis. It will help to improve depletion of underground water level and water scarcity of drinking water through efficient, sustainable & cost-effective arrangements.

Since 1954, Japan has provided JPY 1.35 Trillion to Pakistan through concessional loans, grants & technical assistance for Polio Eradication, Maternal & Child Health, Education, Vocational Training, Water & Sanitation, Disaster Management, Energy and Road & Transport.