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Tuesday Sep 14 2021
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Web Desk

PM Imran Khan to address foreign investors' issues on monthly basis

By
Web Desk
PM Imran Khan chairs meeting with Chinese businessmen with Shaukat Tarin and Asad Umar in attendance. Photo: The News
PM Imran Khan chairs meeting with Chinese businessmen with Shaukat Tarin and Asad Umar in attendance. Photo: The News

  • PM Imran Khan tells Chinese investors he will chair a self-review meeting on a monthly basis to address their issues. 
  • PM says govt pursuing Ease of Doing Business policy. 
  • "Chinese investment will create employment opportunities in Pakistan and manpower will learn skills,” says premier. 


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan informed a Chinese delegation comprising heads of firms that he would chair a self-review meeting once a month to take stock of their issues and would address them. 

This was said by the prime minister during his meeting with the delegation Monday, as per a report in The News. The premier said that Pakistan's small-and-medium scale industries can learn a lot from China. 

"There is a need to focus on agriculture, fisheries, vegetables and fruits, high-yielding livestock, IT and technology, and small industries. The government will provide all possible facilities to investors," he said.

Welcoming the delegation, the prime minister said that the government has been pursuing the Ease of Doing Business policy diligently. He said that investors and administrative operations are being facilitated to invest in the country.

The prime minister assured that he would chair a self-review meeting every month to address their issues on a priority basis. He expressed the hope that Pakistani businesses learn a lot from their Chinese counterparts.

"Chinese investment will create employment opportunities in Pakistan and manpower will learn skills,” the prime minister maintained.

The delegation included CEO Easy Prefabricated Homes Pvt. Ltd, CEO La Hee Trading International Pvt. White Lavisation Pvt. Ltd, CEO Zhengbang Agriculture Pakistan Pvt. Ltd, CEO Exit Tech Pvt. Ltd, and CEO Challenge Fashion Pvt. Ltd.

Chinese Ambassador Nong Rang was also present at the meeting. Federal ministers Muhammad Hammad Azhar, Shaukat Fayyaz Tarin, Asad Umar, Trade Adviser Abdul Razak Dawood, Special Assistant CPEC Khalid Mansoor and senior officials were also present.

The delegation appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan's interest in Chinese firms and showed keenness in investing in the country.