ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : Pakistani Ambassador to Bahrain, Javed Malik, Thursday said Pakistan was moving towards stability and economic development under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. "It has been acknowledged by global institutions which have recently upgraded Pakistan's rating," he said addressing the Pakistani community in Bahrain on Thursday. A special ceremony was held to express solidarity with Pakistan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's development agenda of building a stable, progressive and economically vibrant Pakistan.
Ambassador Javed Malik highlighted the need for political stability and said that the government was working tirelessly to overcome the energy crises, build network of roads, infrastructure, and pave the way for attracting investment and expand trade. A statement received here quoted him as saying that difference of opinion was a part of democracy and all political parties in Pakistan were free to protest within the acceptable norms of democratic process, however it was the responsibility of the government to preserve and maintain law and order.
While appreciating the the role of Overseas Pakistanis, Ambassador Javed Malik said "Overseas Pakistanis are an asset for the country and your remittances have a very positive impact on the country's economy, the doors of the embassy of Pakistan in Bahrain will always be open to the community and we are here to serve you in every possible way". Prominent Pakistanis in Bahrain were present on the occasion that included, Sajid Shaikh, Chaudhary Ejaz, AD Chaudhary, Mehmood Rafiq, Chairman Pakistan Club Bahrain, Afzaal Bhatti, Shazad Malik, Fazal Malik who expressed their solidarity with progress and prosperity of Pakistan.