German Companies Interested to Invest in Pakistan’s IT, Auto Industry


German ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler has said that German companies interested to invest in Pakistan, especially in Information Technology, and auto sectors.

During a meeting with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, “German giants like Volkswagen and Siemens have shown desire to invest in Pakistan.”

The envoy, who called on the SAPM here, discussed matters pertaining to bilateral interests with special focus on importing Pakistani manpower by creating more work opportunities in Germany, a press release said.

They also discussed the impact of Brexit and the dynamics of the labor market in Germany in the post-Brexit scenario.

The German ambassador said there was an emerging need of mechatronics experts in German industries, which would eventually prompt need for mechatronics experts from across the globe.

“German legislatures will pass laws for immigrant workers in March next year for the purpose,” it added.

Zulfikar Bukhari assured the ambassador of providing maximum technical workforce required by Germany on priority.

Discussing the emigration process for Pakistanis, the meeting decided to evolve a mechanism for the systematic export of Pakistani manpower to Germany.

Zulfikar Bukhari welcomed the initiatives of German companies to invest in Pakistan and pledged the maximum support to the German ambassador.


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