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Board of Investment Pakistan Investment Strategy and SDGs Projects

Board of Investment Pakistan Investment Strategy and SDGs Projects

Board of Investment Pakistan Investment Strategy and SDGs Projects presented during SDG Investment Fair 2021.

The BoI on Wednesday presented Pakistan’s Investment Strategy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Projects there.

Federal Secretary of BOI, Fareena Mazhar informed that BOI has a repository of over $14 billion SDG aligned projects in the sector of transport and communication and other sectors.

Board of Investment Pakistan Investment Strategy and SDGs Projects

Those included energy, renewable energy, water supply and sanitation, education, health care and information technology.

These projects will not only contribute to SDGs but will also support local employment generation and economic growth, said a press release issued by BOI here.

Board of Investment in collaboration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and United Nation Development Program (UNDP) participated in SDG Investment Fair 2021 organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

The two-day virtual event from 13-14 April 2021, provided four developing countries the opportunity to present their investment ready projects to international global investors aand fund managers.

Secretary BOI, Ms. Fareena Mazhar represented Pakistan on the global forum.

Meanwhile, she apprised the audience about Pakistan’s investment regime.

She also spoke on facilitation and wide range of services from Board of Investment.

The BoI offers to international and domestic investors including support with work visa and opening of branch/liaison offices in the country.

Moreover, Fareena Mazhar also highlighted the facilitation for investors under the ongoing reform drives.

She referred to Pakistan Regulatory Modernization Initiative (PRMI) and Ease of Doing Business (EODB).

Furthermore, she said that a company can now be registered in 24 hours and Pakistan is now offering online e- visa facility to more than 174 countries.

GTV

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