May 19, 2020: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired a meeting here at the Finance Division with Mr. Atif R. Bukhtiar Chairman Board of Investment (BoI), to discuss measure that could facilitate the investors to bring in more investment to the country to boost up the pace of development of the country.
Chairman BoI discussed with the Adviser the investment prospects available in the country and the areas and fields where foreign investors could show interest and make investments leading to overall economic development and increase in the GDP growth rate. The problems faced by the foreign investors post COVID-19 environment were also discussed. Chairperson FBR also apprised the Adviser on the details of ongoing discussion on tax matters with the foreign investors and shared their views and expectations with regard to the upcoming budget.
The Adviser directed that the foreign investors shall be facilitated as far as possible keeping in view the prevailing environment and observing the policy guidelines.