Pakistan emerging an attractive destination for foreign investors: Prime Minister

Islamabad, May 04, 2018 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says Pakistan is now emerging as an attractive destination for foreign investors after overcoming multiple challenges. Addressing the ‘Emerging Pakistan’ ceremony in Islamabad this evening, he said the country is not only achieving growth, but also facilitating connectivity to the region. He said our ambition is to provide Central Asia, Afghanistan, Western China and the broader region the most efficient access to sea and world markets.

He said terrorism, economic challenges and regional issues have been successfully dealt with by taking them head on. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Emerging Pakistan is vision to developed our exports and bring the name of Pakistan on world map as a leading exporter. He said due to pragmatic economic policies of the government, our exports are on rebound with double digit growth, economy growing by six percent, and highest Foreign Direct Investment in a decade.

The Prime Minister said China Pakistan Economic Corridor is providing much needed infrastructure to the country and shortage of power, gas and other commodities are now things of the past. He said for the first time there has been massive income tax reforms in Pakistan which will allow entrepreneurs, investors and businesses to come forward to increase production and create more jobs.

He said it is a great honour and privilege for us that Pakistan will be supplying Telstar 18 football for the FIFA World Cup 2018, as it did in World Cup 2014. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said this product will give a positive image of Pakistan to the world.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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