Swiss Business Council visits Punjab Board of Investment & Trade


Representatives of Swiss Business Council visited the offices of Punjab Board of Investment and Trade to discuss the opportunities of mutual trade and investment.

Punjab Board of Investment & Investment (PBIT) CEO Muhammad Haroon Shaukat along with other officials briefed the representatives of Swiss Business Council (SBC) regarding investment opportunities in Punjab.

According to details, PBIT officials briefed the representatives of the SBC about business opportunities in various sectors in Punjab. CEO PBIT told that agriculture, energy, transport, tourism, health and education are among the most suitable sectors for investors.

The Swiss Business Council is responsible for nearly all Swiss Investment in Pakistan. Switzerland currently ranks 5th in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Pakistan. The representatives of Swiss Business Council also obtained necessary information regarding incentives being extended to the investors.

CEO PBIT Haroon Shaukat said that we want to take benefits from the experiences and expertise of the Swiss experts in every field of life. PBIT will extend all available facilities to the Swiss investors, he added.
The meeting between PBIT and SBC was very successful. The SBC was very interested in the Pakistani market and thanked PBIT for their excellent support in their role as facilitators to the SBC. Prominent dignitaries including the SBC’s Patron in Chief, Mr. Roger Kull the deputy head of the Swiss Mission in Islamabad, the Patron Mr. Emil Wyss, the Swiss Consul General in Karachi and Chief Executive Officer, Sika Pakistan, Mr. Naveed Chaudhry were also present at the meeting.


Tuesday, December 20, 2016