Dar urges Saudis to invest in Pakistan

Finance Minister urged investors to avail investment opportunities in the petrochemical industry


APP June 18, 2017
Finance Minister urged investors to avail investment opportunities in the petrochemical industry. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Saturday urged Saudi investors to avail investment opportunities in Pakistan, including the petrochemical industry, offered under the liberal investment regime of the present government. He said this while talking to the Saudi ambassador-designate to Pakistan, Commodore Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Malkiy. Both the dignitaries discussed the current status of bilateral ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, according to a statement issued by the finance ministry. Dar appreciated the continued support of the Saudi government for projects aimed at economic development in Pakistan and also highlighted the recent visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi ambassador said he would be keen on promoting greater presence of Saudi investors and companies in Pakistan with a view to further bolster the current level of bilateral economic cooperation.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 18th, 2017.

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COMMENTS (3)

Yahoo | 4 years ago | Reply What can one say those invested in Pakistan are unhappy as per OCCI and he wants others to come. You can fool people only so many times.
AK | 4 years ago | Reply This is hypocrisy at its worse. His own family invests abroad and he expects others to invest in Pakistan!
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