Investment Strategy: Dar asks BoI to form long-term plan

Plan should focus on sectors that have potential to absorb maximum investment and create more job opportunities

Ppi December 14, 2016
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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has directed the Board of Investment (BoI) to formulate a long-term investment plan for the country. Chairing a meeting here on Wednesday, Dar said the plan should focus on sectors that have potential to absorb maximum investment and create more job opportunities. He asked the BoI to take input from the private sector to make the plan more inclusive and beneficial. BoI Chairman Miftah Ismail briefed Dar on the current situation of foreign direct investment and steps being taken to make the country a more attractive destination for investors.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 15th, 2016.

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