Pakistan investment opportunities should be marketed well in United Kingdom as both countries have close ties with each other: Baroness Mobarik

Lahore, May 22, 2015 (PPI-OT): Punjab Board of Investment and Trade was honoured to welcome today The Baroness Mobarik CBE, House of Lords from UK at the office in Lahore on May 22, 2015. The Baroness was accompanied by Mr. Umer Faruqi, CEO / Chairman for Renoir Global (Pvt) Ltd, Lahore.

The visit reflected the willingness of UK companies to invest in Punjab. The discussion was mainly focused in particular on the opportunities to invest in Punjab by UK Companies and the role of PBIT. The discussion covered investment opportunities in the sectors such as Energy, Infrastructure and Education.

In addition, an informal discussion on the role of PBIT in facilitating the potential and existing investors took place. CEO PBIT shared the information on the road show being planned for UK by PBIT in collaboration with the Pakistan Overseas Commission.

It was also discussed that the an interactive communication channel should be developed where Punjab Board of Investment and Trade will share the projects in various sectors with the UKTI and facilitate the interested companies for investment and assist them in the feasibilities.

The baroness also suggested that Pakistan investment opportunities should be marketed well in the UK as UK and Pakistan have close ties with each other. She also said that the SME’s should also be encouraged to invest in Punjab.

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