Pakistan committed to improving business climate: Aurangzeb

Minister briefs US Pakistan Business Council delegation about investment opportunities in Pakistan.

WASHINGTON: Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb here underscored the government’s commitment to improving the business climate in Pakistan.

He was talking to a delegation of the US Pakistan Business Council in Washington. Pakistan’s ambassador to the US Masood Khan and others were also present on the occasion.

The minister said that the government was determined to provide all possible facilitation to help foreign and domestic investments in key sectors such as agriculture, IT, mines and minerals and energy.

He said that in order to achieve the desired results, the government had already established the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) to shorten lengthy business process and remove red tape.

It was stated that there were lots of business opportunities in Pakistan and the country also had abundance of untapped resources that could be exploited for the benefits of both the investors and the people of the country.

The finance minister is on his maiden US visit after taking charge of the key ministry. During the visit, he is expected to attend meetings of the IMF and the WB.

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