ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has assured Chinese companies of all possible cooperation for them to invest in Pakistan, media reported Monday.
Per a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office on Twitter, a delegation of Chinese companies’ heads met PM Imran Khan on Monday. The delegation included Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong, while federal ministers Hammad Azhar, Shaukat Tareen, Asad Umar, and Abdul Razzaq Dawood were also present in the meeting.
On the occasion, the Chinese delegation expressed a keen interest in investing in Pakistan while appreciating the country’s investor-friendly policies.
وزیر اعظم عمران خان سے چینی کمپنیوں کے سربراہان کے وفد کی اسلام آباد میں ملاقات pic.twitter.com/FJdh8KSpln
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) September 13, 2021
PM Imran Khan said that the government was adhering to the policy of ‘Ease of Doing Business’ while providing incentives to investors and simplifying administrative matters, the statement said.
The premier also assured the Chinese delegation that he would head meetings in person on a monthly basis to resolve the issues on a priority basis.
Pakistan could learn a lot from China through the development of the industrial sector. Chinese investment would create employment opportunities in Pakistan and give the workforce a chance to learn new skills,” said PM Khan.
He said that there are vast opportunities for the development of small and medium industries (SMEs) in Pakistan and Chinese companies can play a role in developing them.
The government will provide all possible facilities to the investors, he added.
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