July 22, 2019: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday invited the Pakistani-American businessmen to explore the new encouraging environment in Pakistan that offered ease of doing business and encouraged attractive profit-making.
Addressing at the Trade and Investment Conference, the prime minister said the government had introduced a new mindset of wealth creation and promoted foreign investment.
“Pakistan has expectations from you to support the government in its journey of development,” he told the Pakistan-American businessmen.
The prime minister said a one-window operation was being set up at the PM Secretariat for foreign businessmen for smooth process of trade and investment.
For dual nationals, he said besides the facility of voting, the government was also considering allowing them contesting the general elections.
He mentioned that the government was focusing on wealth creation and was also laying emphasis on agriculture to tap investors.
The prime minister said Pakistan with its rich human resource of 220 million offered great potential for investment and mentioned that China, Russia, Qatar, Japan and the United Arab Emirates had shown great interest in business.
He said Pakistan had immense potential due to its strategic location and being situated at the crossroads of big international markets.
He said 20 new resorts were being opened in Pakistan and invited the foreign businessmen to invest in tourism-related areas, including hotel industry.