On Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Pakistan had adequate investment opportunities in a variety of sectors, and the government would be able to offer all possible facilities to foreign investors.
The government is also taking various steps under one-window operations and a policy of ease of doing business in order to encourage foreign investment firms, the prime minister said during a meeting with a delegation of the Dhabi Community that had called on him.
The Premier said on that occasion that Pakistan also had ample opportunities to invest in the tourism sector.
The Dhabi Group delegation was led by Tanvir Hussain Awan, CEO, and included Salman Nasir Abdulla Albadi, Director, and Muhammad Shehbaz Khan, Country Leader, Pakistan.
Also present were Commerce Advisor Abdul Razak Dawood, PM Special Assistant Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, Shehryar Khan Afridi, Chairman of the Kashmir Committee, and Atif Bukhari, Chairman of the Investment Board (BoI).
The delegation appreciated the vision of PM Khan to encourage investment and to take steps to facilitate foreign investment firms. The delegates expressed deep interest in enhancing the investment of their company in the region.
Awan said the business-friendly policies of the current government have helped restore foreign corporations’ trust in Pakistan’s investment.
The delegation noted that the Mubarik Centre of the Dhabi Community in Lahore, a major project that has been facing delays for the last 15 years, has been resumed.
A major investor in Pakistan and emerging markets is the UAE-based Dhabi Group of Companies. Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak al-Nahyan owns the company and deals with the financial sector, agriculture and hospitality. The Dhabi Group owns Bank Alfalah and runs it.