Karachi, February 17, 2015 (PPI-OT): Mr. Francois DALL’ORSO, Consul General France in Karachi called on Chairman Sindh Board of Investment Dr. Asif A. Brohi at his office here on Tuesday.
Mr. Francois DALL’ORSO extends his full support in the area where need is identify. He said, French entrepreneur will provide technical expertise to local entrepreneur to equip dairy installations. Mr. Francois apprised that in France lot of exhibitions are organized on different specialized sector.
The Consul General of France said France Government is looking forward to be a part of Projects in Sindh and there is a huge investment potential. The positive initiatives in terms of business and trade by the Sindh Government are ever welcoming to French Consulate. He also offered their support in upgrading different sector in Pakistan.
Chairman Sindh Board of Investment Dr. Asif A. Brohi said Sindh Government is looking forward for mutual cooperation with French counterparts in different socio-economic uplifting projects specially agriculture, dairy, livestock, fisheries, education, agribusiness value addition, aquaculture farming and so forth. The aim of this meeting is to highlight the existing potential of the province and to attract foreign direct Investment, we are expected to meet the identical sector specialist in France to discuss and promote quantum of trade between the two.
Dr. Asif Brohi assured the H.E. Mr. Framcois DALL’ORSO regarding continuous and serious interventions by the Sindh Board of Investment to promote investments in diversified sectors of alternate energy especially Thar Coal, Wind and Solar.
Chairman SBI said that serious efforts were also being made for containment of energy crisis in Pakistan through multiple measures. Other than promoting investments in Thar coal, the SBI is working closely with private sector to examine interventions under solar energy.
Chairman also invited French Government to hold share in Karachi Education City, one of the mega projects of Sindh Government. He said that we are also looking for collaboration between French institutes and Agriculture University, Tando Jam in order to reach point of mutual understanding for better research and educational activities.
Ms. Naheed Memon, Member Board of Director, SBI elaborated that Sindh Province is looking forward for mutual cooperation with French counterparts in different sectors. She said we are trying to highlight the existing potential of the province and to attract foreign direct Investment. She expressed her interest that Sindh Board of Investment should be the member of France Pakistan Business Alliance (FPBA) for strengthening better bilateral relationship among B2B, B2G and G2G of both countries.
Director General, SBI Muhammad Riazuddin apprised on current projects of SBI, and proposed that French investors can invest in a versatile sector of fishery and participate in development of Korangi Fish Harbour, which has great profitable business.
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