Lahore, June 10, 2021 (PPI-OT):PBIT and UKPBC jointly organized a webinar today on the “Investment Opportunities in Punjab” that was addressed by the CEO Punjab Board of Investment and Trade, Dr. Erfa Iqbal, Deputy Director International Trade, British High Commission Islamabad, Olivia Campbell, Minister Trade and Commerce, Pakistan High Commission London, Shafiq Shehzad, President UKPBC Pakistan, Khursheed Barlas, President UKPBC UK Saleem Sheikh and Head of Advisory Board UKPBC Dr. G. Murtaza. Representatives of relevant associations, leading businessmen, entrepreneurs, officials and academia comprised the audience.
Dr. Erfa Iqbal informed participants about the tremendous economic progress made by Pakistan recently and assured them that sustainable development and economic stability is being rapidly achieved. She stated that Punjab is a growing economy and investments are highly welcomed as we are determined to facilitate investors in all sectors. Deputy Director International Trade, British High Commission Islamabad, Olivia Campbell said, “with half of Pakistan’s population living in Punjab, there are 110 million reasons why UK trade should look for opportunities here; and I’m delighted that our new trade office based in Lahore stands ready to support British business.” She added that with the UK’s Export Finance limit for Pakistan increased to £1.5 billion and nearly 200 British companies already successfully operating in Pakistan, it is clear that UK-Pak trade is an excellent example of UK-Pak Dosti.
For more information, contact:
Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT)
23-Aikman Road, GOR-I, Lahore