US envoys call on Sindh chief ministerJune 27, 2013
KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Thursday that Sindh government would encourage foreign investment and provide all possible facilities to the investors.
This he said during a meeting with US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson, US Consul General to Karachi Michal Dodman and Political & Economic Chief at Chief Minister House. US ambassador said on this occasion that the US investors were keen to make investment in Pakistan, particularly in Sindh and were organizing Pak-US Business Conference in Pakistan so that talks could be held on different affairs of the investment.
Sindh chief minister told the US ambassador that enormous investment opportunities exist in different sectors in Sindh, particularly in energy, coal and agriculture. He said that different countries were making investment in energy sector while Sindh government had joined hands with Engro company for power generation project.
Sindh chief minister said that vast opportunities also exist in agriculture sector in Sindh as Pakistan is an agriculture country. He told them that the economy of Sindh had badly been affected by floods and rains of recent past years but despite that, the government had taken steps on priority basis for provision of basic facilities and welfare of common men.
“The relief has also been provided to common man in the recent budget, while energy, health and education have been included in priorities,” Shah said. The chief minister said that Sindh government was taking all possible steps to maintain law and order situation in Karachi and Sindh.
“Sindh police have also shown better performance as several terrorists and criminals have been nabbed,” the Sindh chief minister concluded.