PESHAWAR: A Delegation of Turkish Business Community Wednesday visited board of Investment and Trade (BOIT) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and acquired briefing about investment opportunities and ongoing projects in the province.
The delegation was accompanied by Chief Minister’s aides including Zia Ullah Bangash and Abdul Karim Khan.
Advisor to the Chief Minister on Information Technology Zia Ullah Bangash informed the visiting delegation about the investment potential of KP and said that the provincial government would provide needed assistance to foreign investors.
He said that mineral, tourism and agriculture sectors of KP has lot of opportunities whose proper exploration would not only benefit investors but would further augmenting trade and business relations between both the countries.
The CM aide said the government was also facilitating investors to explore potential of province relating to Information Technology, Hydropower, Agriculture and Solar Energy sectors. He said the government would assist investors and provide them needed help, adding, the government was also establishing new economic zone to speed up business activities in the province.
Chief Executive of BOIT Hassan Daud Butt briefed the Turkish delegation about Industrial Policy and said that provincial government was establishing special economic zones in Rashakai, DI Khan, Ghazi, Jalozai, Chitral, Buner and Swat while setting up of small industrial estates was being underway in nineteen districts including Buner and Peshawar.
He said the KP was self sufficient in mineral sector and contributing to Oil and Gas producing sector at national level.
Special Assistant to the CM Abdul Karim briefed the delegation about industrial sector projects and investment opportunities.
The Turkish delegation praised the efforts of provincial government to promote investment and trade activities. The delegation also expressed keen interest to invest in KP and said it would also help strengthening trade relations between two countries and bring people of both countries closer.