Finance Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Taimur Saleem has said that as security situation was much better in KP and it was going to stay on a sustainable basis as the the KP government has started offering a lot of facilities and incentives to boost investment and industrialization in the province.
The business community of Karachi must also take advantage of the situation by setting up their production units and investing in some of the most promising sectors of KP’s economy, said Saleem, who was accompanied by KP’s Minister for Industries Abdullah Karim Tordher and CEO KP Board of Investment & Trade Hassan Daud Butt, during a visit to Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) on Tuesday.
Inviting the business community of Karachi to invest in KP, the lawmaker said that despite being a small province with limited resources, KP had a lot to offer and it was capable of providing maximum facilities to investors.
“Your investment in KP would prove favorable for your businesses, the province and Pakistan’s economy,” Saleem added.
Chairman BMG KCCI Zubair Motiwala, AQ Khalil, KCCI Muhammad Idrees, Abdul Rehman Naqi, Qazi Zahid Hussain,Haroon Agar, Shamim Ahmed Firpo, Muffasar Atta Malik and others also attended the meeting.
KP Finance Minister informed that abundant investment opportunities exist in the energy sector including the hydro power generation, transmission & distribution while the tourism sector, which has risen sharply by at least 4 times this year, also offers abundant opportunities to the hospitality industry.