ISLAMABAD: A delegation led by Chairman US Pakistan Business COUNCIL (USPBC), Mehmood Khan, is on a visit to Pakistan for exploring investment opportunities and projects in Pakistan.
The delegation includes investors interested in different sectors, i.e. Information Technology, Energy, Science & Technology, Pharmaceuticals & Health, Logistics and others, Press Information Department reported.
The delegation is meeting ministers and government representatives who are discussing details of different projects and specific opportunities in different sectors.
In this regard Board of Investment (BoI) organized B2B meetings for the delegation, to give them a chance to sit together with Pakistani businessmen from the same sectors to discuss the avenues for mutually beneficial relationships.
The delegates were welcomed by Zubair Gilani, Chairman Board of Investment and Omer Rasool, Secretary Board of Investment.
Zubair Gilani, Chairman BoI, said that Pakistan is looking for a long-term and strategic relationship with U.S. He stated that the government is focused on industrial growth in the country which meets the objective of improving exports and reducing the imports.
He said that the Pakistani entrepreneurs have a lot of potential and the policy of the government is to provide them with an environment to thrive. He reiterated that the Government is focused on removing red-tape and hurdles and ensure ease of doing business which would help them to flourish.
During the day, the delegation also called on Shah Mehmood Qurashi, Foreign Minister, Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor to the PM, ,Mr. Omer Ayub khan, Minister for Energy, Dr. khalid Maqbool Siddiqqui, Minister for Information Technology, Mr. Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Science and Technology.