ISLAMABAD, Aug 17 (APP): Ambassador of Ghana to Pakistan
Alhaji Bawah G. Ayembillah has said that Pakistani investors should
avail incetives being offered by Ghana for them to flourish their business.
Ghana offered matchless incentives to attract foreign investment
where growth rate was 7.3 per cent in 2013 and presently six percent.
As part of incentives, foreign investors have been offered tax exemption and free of cost land for agriculture commercial farming, he said.
The Ambassador said this while talking to first ever Mayor of
Islamabad Sheikh Ansar Aziz. Council General of Ghana in Pakistan
Shahid Rasheed Butt was also present on the occasion.
He informed that Ghana, a country with population of 27
million, attracted foreign investment of four billion dollars and it enjoys 71st position in the index of economic freedom while the government was trying best to further improve the situation.
Pakistani investors who have already invested in Ghana have been enjoying good profits and they are expanding their business in Ghana because it is a stable country where democracy is working well since 1992, he said.
At the occasion Shahid Rasheed Butt congratulated Sheikh Ansar
Aziz on becoming the first ever Mayor of the Capital City of Islamabad.
The Mayor welcommed the delegation and expressed his gratitude for visiting his office.
And also appreciated incentives offered for Pakistani investers, he added.