PM vows to make Pakistan industrial hub of Asia


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that government is committed to make Pakistan an industrial hub of Asia through massive investment.

He was talking to a delegation of Bahraini companies in Islamabad on Wednesday night.

The Prime Minister also directed all concerned institutions to utilize all their resources to provide every possible facility to Bahraini investors on priority basis.

During the meeting, Board of Investment gave a detailed briefing to the Bahraini delegation about investment opportunities in different sectors of Pakistan including health, tourism, hotel industry, housing, Information Technology, food and agriculture.

The delegation was informed that Pakistan is an ideal place for investment in the region due to its strategic location, young population, skilled manpower, abundant natural resources and business friendly environment.

The Bahraini delegation pledged to take full advantage of the investment opportunities in Pakistan, and signalled the start of investment in the hotel and housing sectors in the next six months.

The delegation also expressed interest in investing in the sectors of agriculture, fisheries and construction.

Source: Radio Pakistan