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Sindh Government to encourage foreign investment: Qaim Ali Shah

Karachi, June 27, 2013 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that provincial government will provide maximum facilities and incentives to promote foreign investment in the province. This he said while talking to US Ambassador Mr. Richard Olson, US Consul General Stationed at Karachi Mr. Michael Dodman, Political and Economic Chief Ms Ano Prattipti who called on him here at Chief Minister House on Thursday. US Ambassador said that American Investors are keen to invest in Pakistan, particularly the province of Sindh.

He informed that they would very soon organize Pak-America Business Conference to explore the business and investment opportunities and to discuss all the aspects related to business and investment opportunities. Sindh Chief Minister informed the American delegation about huge potential for Investment in Sindh province including in the fields of energy, coal and agriculture.

He said that different countries have invested in energy sector besides Sindh government was implementing a project with Engro Company for power generation. He said primarily being an agro-based country; there were huge potential of investment in agriculture sector.

CM Sindh added that back to back floods and rains hampered the economy of the province but in spite of that Sindh government on top priority did enormous work for the uplift, welfare, prosperity and well being of the common men. He said that common men have been provided relief in annual budget for FY 2013-14 and education, health, and energy are on the top priority.

He further said that Sindh government was taking comprehensive and stringent measures to maintain law and order and through efficient performance of law enforcement agencies many terrorists and criminals have been apprehended.

CM Sindh said that police force was being provided latest arms and equipment and was being imparted modern training to improve their professional skills. Mr. Ricahard Olson assured Cm Sindh all sorts of support and cooperation on behalf of American government. CM Sindh presented the traditional gifts of Sindh to visiting delegation. Special Secretary to CM Sindh Mr. Abbas Baloch was also present on this occasion.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
Tel: +9221 99202019
Cell: +92300-3524057 (Ext: 336)

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