ISLAMABAD, Sep 17 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that with the country now on right
track of economic growth, the government, in order to attract investments, would provide incentives to potential investors along with the ease of doing business.
He was chairing a high level meeting here to review progress on incentives being offered for attracting investment in the industrial sectors and relocating units to Pakistan.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Economic Affairs Muhammad Hammad Azhar, Minister for Planning Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood,
Special Assistant to PM on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Chairman Board of Investment Syed Zubair Haider Gilani, Secretary Finance, Secretary Foreign Affairs, Secretary Planning, Member Policy Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and senior officials.
The Prime Minister directed the Finance, Planning and Commerce Divisions and the Board of Investment to peruse successful investment models of regional countries so as to offer best facilities and incentives to the investors.
He also directed to fast-track the process of provision of utilities such as electricity, gas and road access to Special Economic Zones (SEZs) so that potential investors did not face any hindrance in investments and establishment of industries.