ISLAMABAD - Ambassador Farukh Amil along with the economic team of the embassy visited Yamaha Motor Company in Shizuoka, Japan and reviewed the scope of the company’s trade partnership with Pakistan. The ambassador in a meeting with Yamaha President and CEO Hiroki Yanagi and other senior officers urged the Yamaha Motors to focus on Pakistan’s domestic market. He also suggested President Yamaha for training and internships in Japan for young Pakistani engineers and technical staff.

Yamaha has made an investment at Port Qasim Economic Zone, Karachi and plans to start production in 2015. The President Yamaha said that Japan and Pakistan have been good friends and development partners. The Ambassador underlined that Pakistan is a market of nearly 200 million people with a youthful population that preferred Japanese products because of their good quality standards.