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Pakistan has become the latest Asian nation to declare it will roll out the welcome mat for foreign investors who want to do something to do with technology on its soil. Federal minister for science and technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted over the weekend: “I call upon multinationals of USA, China, Russia, Korea, Japan and EU to …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    How about removing the religious nutters from your government first?

    1. CAPS LOCK Silver badge

      If you set up in Pakistan religious nutters will be the least of your problems...

      ... other hotbeds of corruption and nepotism are available...

      1. The Man Who Fell To Earth Silver badge
        FAIL

        Re: If you set up in Pakistan religious nutters will be the least of your problems...

        Which is why the tax code in Pakistan has always been irrelevant and will be for the foreseeable future.

    2. LDS Silver badge

      If you meant Modi, it's the wrong state...

      Anyway there are probably not more religious nutters than in Trump's government, starting from the vice-president.

      Actually Imran Khan government is accused to have too many people tied to Pakistan Peoples Party - nor its Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is a religious one.

    3. HildyJ Silver badge
      Facepalm

      Nut butter

      Since when have religious mutters (or corruption) been a barrier to multinational investments?

      Multinationals have experience in blending the nuts into a smooth butter they can spread on their profits.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    two thirds of humanity are within four air hours of Pakistan

    sic indeed

    1. RobThBay

      Re: two thirds of humanity are within four air hours of Pakistan

      Air hours?

      Does that include time spent at the airport waiting in line or seated in the plane while it's taxiing around airport?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Sorry, but I can't help thinking about those Dilbert cartoons set in Elbonia

    https://lh6.ggpht.com/_y7aFrSwvig0/SZIAB6QgKKI/AAAAAAAABAE/4X3_e-VTAbw/w1200-h630-p-k-no-nu/2001-11-22.jpg

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