K-P officials, industry leaders meet

Discussed prospects of investment, expanding industry, logistics, trade, and businesses in northwestern province


Our Correspondent October 14, 2021
A sign of the Pakistan Stock Exchange is seen on its building in Karachi, Pakistan January 11, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI:

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) organised a meeting with the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) minister of finance and health and industry leaders on Wednesday.

The meeting was convened to bring industry leaders and senior representatives of the K-P government together, to discuss prospects of investment, expanding industry, logistics, trade, and businesses in the northwestern province and far-flung areas of the country.

Queries, suggestions, and points given by the industry leaders were addressed by the minister and the K-P Board of Investment.

PSX Managing Director Farrukh Khan said, “As the third-largest province of Pakistan, contributing 10% to the country’s GDP and 20% to the mining output, K-P has a diverse economy, ranging from forestry to agriculture to large-scale manufacturing and tourism, and is a thriving part of Pakistan, providing excellent opportunities for investors and businesses.” 

Published in The Express Tribune, October 14th, 2021.

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