Prime Minister Imran Khan met a delegation of Chinese investors from around 100 Chinese investment companies.
According to the press release the investors were from the Shandong province of China which were led by Javed Afridi at Governor House Lahore.
The investors expressed their eagerness to explore the possibility of investment in diverse sectors of Pakistan saying the country has huge investment potential in various sectors and the CPEC has further opened new avenues of growth for Small and Medium Enterprises.
They expressed their willingness to invest with Small and Medium Enterprises of Gujranwala, Gujrat and Sialkot Triangle. Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the Chinese investors and business community and appreciated their willingness to invest in the SME sector of Pakistan.
Khan said that the present government is committed to improving ease of doing business for foreign investors, and streamlining the existing regulatory framework for investment to avoid wastage of time and resources for the prospective investors.
The Prime Minister, while assuring the visiting Chinese investors of maximum facilitation, said that the country has embarked on the path of economic stability; the present Government is especially focusing on SMEs as it leads to employment generation and poverty alleviation.
He further reiterated that the government will make it easier for Chinese companies to capitalize on the huge investment potential of Pakistan. China is our close ally and friend, and it has always been there to support us, the Prime Minister stated.
Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, Chairman BOI Syed Zubair Haider Gilani, SAPM Information & Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and SAPM Naeem ul Haq were present during the meeting.