Published On: Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

President lauds APO’s role in promoting productivity-related activities

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ISLAMABAD: Secretary General Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Mari Amano, Wednesday, called on President Mamnoon Hussain at Presidency.

Mari Amano apprised the President about Asian Productivity Organization, Japan, its various activities and projects aimed at enhancing productivity in various sectors of economy in Pakistan.

He informed that Asian Productivity Organization (APO) -Japan is a Regional Intergovernmental Organization, established in 1961, comprising of 20 member countries with the mission to contribute to the socio economic development of Asia Pacific region through mutual cooperation by enhancing productivity of all economic sectors, enabling APO member countries to become more productive and competitive.

The President appreciated APO’s role in promoting productivity-related activities for strengthening economic sectors of Pakistan with special emphasis on industrial, services, public, agriculture, energy efficiency, social and research sectors.

The President noted with satisfaction that Pakistan is one of founding members of APO and currently enjoys the status of the Vice Chair of Governing Body of APO.

Mari Amano, Secretary General, (APO) thanked the President for meeting and assured that APO in collaboration with the National Productivity Organization (NPO) of Pakistan will continue to play its active role in promoting productivity and strengthening various economic sectors of Pakistan.