ISLAMABAD: Minister of Finance, Asad Umar has declared Tuesday as an excellent day for foreign investment perceptive in Pakistan. He revealed that two popular multinationals have shown interest in investing in Pakistan. Federal Minister for Finance shared the news on his official twitter handle that, “Excellent day from a foreign investment perspective. Global Chairman Suzuki Motors visited & expressed interest in investing $450 million to expand car production in Pak & world biggest energy company Exxon Mobil re opened there office in Pak 27 years after leaving the country.
While Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured the foreign investors that his government is committed to facilitate investors in taking advantage of the existing opportunities in the country by providing level playing field. Talking to a delegation of Coca Cola from Turkey, which called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday, Prime Minister assured delegation of all possible support of the Government in taking advantage of the investment friendly policies of the current dispensation.
The delegation briefed the Prime Minister about Coca Cola’s existing investment of 500 million dollars in the country and future plans of 200 million dollars investment in the coming two or three years. The investment will create new jobs, support ancillary industries and help the Government earn incremental revenue through taxes, as the business grows further.