Govt Ensuring Conducive Environment For Foreign Investors: Punjab Chief Secretary


Punjab Chief Secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar on Friday said that the government was ensuring a conducive environment for investors by taking effective measures for ease of doing business

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 17th May, 2019 ) :Punjab Chief Secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar on Friday said that the government was ensuring a conducive environment for investors by taking effective measures for ease of doing business.

He was talking to a 15-member Chinese delegation, led by China‘s Ambassador Yao Jing, which visited Punjab Civil Secretariat here.

The chief secretary said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would usher in a new era of progress and prosperity in Pakistan.

He said that the provincial government was following a comprehensive development plan and in collaboration with the Federal government, reforms have been introduced in various sectors which were yielding positive results.

The chief secretary said that self-reliance by the Chinese people had taken them to the height of progress and prosperity as China has emerged as a great economic power in the comity of nations.

Mr Yao Jing said that China was keen to extend cooperation to Pakistan in the fields of agriculture, tourism and social sector. “Punjab is hub of economic activities. Exchange of delegations and people-to-people contacts would help bolster bilateral relations,” he added.

The foreign guests were given detailed briefing on investment opportunities, CPEC projects, reforms in different sectors and law and order situation in the province.

Mr Yao Jing also presented a gift to the Punjab chief secretary.

The delegates thanked the chief secretary and remarked that the Punjab government‘s initiatives for progress in the fields of health, education, agriculture, and social sector uplift were praiseworthy.

Chairman Planning and Development, Additional Chief Secretary Home, Additional Chief Secretary Energy, secretaries of different departments including Industries and Auqaf were also present.



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