Swedish Ambassador offered to invest CPEC economic zone

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Swedish Ambassador Henrik Persson on Wednesday visited FPCCI Capital office Islamabad and met with head Haji Qurban Ali.
During the meeting FPCCI Head Haji Qurban on behalf of Business Community of Pakistan offered Sweden Ambassador to invest in CPEC Economic zone and other sectors of trade including Hydel Power, Minerals, Tourism, Transport and Construction. They discussed bilateral trade issues in the meeting.
He informed the ambassador that CPEC is going to be a market for international trade in near future due to major interest of China and while Afghanistan is road link towards central Asian market.
“We hoped Sweden will invest more in different sectors of industry as discussed which will help in overcome poverty issues while creating new jobs”, Haji Qurban added.
He also invited Sweden ambassador to visit Gilgit Baltistan and to offer to invest in Hydel Power especially in the region as well.
Ambassador of the Sweden welcome the offer to visit and consider this a gesture of good will from FPCCI Islamabad Head, he also said that Sweden is already working with name of 30 to 40 companies in Pakistan and with the help of BOI we are now feel easy and pleasant to work in the business friendly environment provided by the current government and its policies.
Haji Qurban Ali said that FPCCI from its platform is already playing important role in this capacity, and with mutual understanding to boost up bilateral trade between both two countries we will work together.
Mirza Abdul Rehaman Coordinator FPCCI Islamabad Office introduced Henrik Persson Ambassador of Sweden in detail the working structure of FPCCI its coordination with SAARC CCI, D-8 Countries chambers and all its relevant local chambers as well and said that working environment and business friendly environment in Pakistan is more attractive and have been shifted upwards during this government tenure, and in new era of CPEC in near future relation of Sweden and Pakistan will be Mile Stone in the region he added.