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    Pakistan’s Economy is showing positive trends at internal and external fronts. Minister Finance

    Pakistan’s Economy is showing positive trends at internal and external fronts. Minister Finance

    Chitral Times Report

    Abu Dhabi UAE: Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue Muhammad Aurangzeb met investors here in Dubai. The meeting focussed on supporting existing economic partnerships and exploring further diversification to include Information technology, renewable energy, transport and logistics, infrastructure, and real estate development. These investors included Abdulla Bin Lahej, Chairman of Ayana Holding, Dubai and former CEO of Emaar Group, Mr Mohammed Hilal Bin Tarraf Al Mansoori, Chairman Nad Al Shiba Holding, Dubai, Mr Farooq Arjomand, Vice Chairman of Damac Group, Mr. Abdul Ghaffar, MD Mauritius Company interested in investing in Pakistan in Solar and renewable energy projects, Mr. Sheharyar Owner of Fly Jinnah Airlines and Dr Taje. Energy sector investor.

    The Federal Minister highlighted the competitive advantages making Pakistan an ideal destination for investors seeking high returns and sustainable growth. He also highlighted the role of Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) in assisting investors providing them comprehensive support services including market research, regulatory guidance, investment facilitation, and post-investment support. The Federal Minister also held a separate meeting with senior officials of Mashreq Bank and First Abu Dhabi Bank. Mr. Grey Smith MD, Mr. Abdullah Alkneibi MD and Mr. Fawaz Abu Sneineh from First Abu Dhabi Bank while Mr. Zain Qurayshi MD Corporate Banking and Mr. Hammad Naqvi Executive Vice President from Mushreq Bank attended the meeting. During the meeting, the Federal Minister discussed strengthening of financial and economic cooperation with Pakistan. He emphasized upon the bankers to enhance financing for Pakistan, given significant improvements in economic fundamentals by the country.

    In another meeting with the members of Pakistan Business Council UAE including Mustafa Hemani, Iqbal Daud and others, the Minister stressed upon the need of collaboration with industry leaders, government agencies, financial institutions, and local stakeholders to forge strategic partnerships that facilitate trade and investment inflows into Pakistan. The Minister said that Pakistan’s macro-economic indicators have started showing positive trends both at internal and external fronts. “The ongoing structural reforms and enforcement mechanism would further set the direction of the economy in a right way”, he added. He also applauded Pakistani businessmen based in UAE for highlighting Pakistan’s best business practices and conducive environment to attract investors, especially in IT, digitalisation, climate change, Agriculture, and human capital. Ambassador Faisal Niaz Tirmizi, Pakistan’s Envoy to UAE, Mr. Hussain Muhammad, Consul General at Pakistan’s Consulate in Dubai and Ali Zeb Khan, Trade & Investment Counsellor also attended the meetings. PREVIOUSNEXT 

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