LONDON: A British Pakistani Conservative parliamentarian has been appointed Britain’s commerce envoy to Pakistan to advertise commerce relations between the 2 nations.
Rahman Chishti, Tory MP from Gillingham and Rainham, has been appointed as adviser to Prime Minister Theresa Might for promotion of commerce relations between the UK and Pakistan.
Greg Arms, Conservative MP for Chelsea & Fulham and Minister of State for Worldwide Commerce and London in Her Majesty’s Authorities, stated in a press release that Rehman Chishti has been made UK authorities’s commerce envoy due to his “immense information of Pakistan”.
Chatting with Geo Information, Rehman Chishti stated he was happy on the appointment and appeared ahead to working with Pakistani officers to make sure that the commerce between the 2 nations will increase.
He stated that there’s a lot of scope and potential which may be utilised for higher financial ties between the 2 nations. “I’m trying to strengthen all points of commerce with Pakistan.” Rehman Chishti knowledgeable that he met Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif throughout his current go to to London and mentioned commerce relating issues and recommended learn how to enhance bilateral commerce. He additionally met Commerce Minister Greg Arms.
Reham Chishti stated he would quickly go to Pakistan in his new position the place he would meet key Pakistani officers associated to commerce to debate enhancing commerce relations. “I’m trying to have similar GSP commerce deal if not higher commerce cope with Pakistan,” he informed this scribe.
“I’ll journey to Pakistan to comply with up on taking ahead work that has been finished. I’ll do all the things I can to reinforce commerce ties between the 2 nations, already tied in shut cultural relations.”
Rehman Chishti, who traces his roots to Muzaffarabad in Azad Kashmir the place he was born, enjoys shut relations with youngsters of Benazir Bhutto. He served as adviser to former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and labored intently together with her on a number of points whereas she was in exile. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto appointed his father Abdul Rehman Chishti as federal adviser on spiritual affairs to the Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir in 1976. Chishti’s father left Pakistan and have become an Imam in UK after Common Ziaul Haq staged army coup and hanged Bhutto. Rehman Chishti got here to the UK on the age of six and since then has lived in Gillingham and Rainham. He was near former prime minister David Cameron and enjoys good relations with PM Theresa Might. Inside the Conservative Social gathering, Rehman Chishti is seen as a rising star.
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