September 13, 2018 (MLN): Former World Bank Official Haroon Sharif is likely to be appointed as the new chairman for the Board of Investment today, during the fifth federal cabinet meeting to be chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Among other important agendas on the list, the cabinet is expected to give an official approval for the appointment of Haroon Sharif who has been closely associated with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in the past and has a vast experience in banking, leasing, corporate finance and investment.
Having received recognitions at international financial institutions for promoting investments and working in close liaison with the government officials to boost confidence, Haroon Sharif will succeed Naeem Y Zamindar, a renowned investment banker with experience in venture capital and building businesses in public and private companies.
The Board of Investments (BOI), a member of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies, is an investment promotion agency that assists companies planning to invest in Pakistan and those planning to expand their already existing Pakistani operations.
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