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Finance Minister meets leading French car manufacturers

Paris, September 14, 2016 (PPI-OT): Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization held meetings with two leading French automobile manufacturers, Renault and Peugeot, in Paris today. He briefed them about the recently announced automobile policy of the Government of Pakistan which has given attractive incentive and concessions for foreign investors.

He emphasized that with the resurgence of Pakistani economy in the last three years, manifested in macroeconomic stability, sustained GDP growth, and stable exchange rate and increasing consumer spending, there is a strong demand for new cars in the country. He invited them to set up their manufacturing plants in the light of the new policy and growing demand.

The Senior Executives of both Renault and Peugeot lauded the remarkable turnaround in Pakistan’s economy and expressed serious interest in investing in the automobile sector in Pakistan. Chairman BoI, Ambassador of Pakistan to France and French Ambassador to Pakistan were also present during the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Director General (Media)
Nadeem Haider Kiani
Ministry of Finance
Government of Pakistan
Room # 514, Block-‘Q’, Finance Division,
Pak. Sectt. Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9211707, +92-51-9208281, +92-51-9206382
Fax: +92-51-9210877
Email: so_coord1@finance.gov.pk

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