Saturday, 7 February 2015

SBI, PBIT join hands to attract investments

Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) has joined hands with Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) to attract investments especially in agriculture and livestock sectors. In this regard, a meeting was held between Chairman Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) Dr Asif A. Brohi and Lubna Pathan, Director General Projects Policy & Research, PBIT at SBI head office, here on Friday.

Officials in SBI said that proposal for the mutual activities related to marketing and promotion of investment in various sectors was floated by PBIT, which was highly appreciated by Chairman SBI Dr Asif A Brohi. They said that chairman SBI had supported the proposal and stressed the need of joint efforts especially in Agriculture and Livestock sectors for value-addition and value chain to attract local and foreign investors.

Earlier, Ms Lubna during the meeting apprised that besides different sectors of investment, PBIT was focusing on the development and investment in the Agriculture and Livestock. In this regard, PBIT is keen to develop mutual engagements with SBI not only in Agriculture and Livestock sectors but other sectors as well to attract investments from Qatar, Afghanistan, Canada and Central Asian countries, she said.

She said that both SBI and PBIT should engage together for mutual promotional activities - business conferences, road shows and seminars at the local and foreign levels to attract investments in Pakistan. The meeting was attended by Ms Naheed Memon, Vice Chairperson SBI, Muhammad Riazuddin, Director General SBI, Abrar Shaikh, Director SBI and others.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2015

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