Govt will facilitate overseas Pakistanis to invest in country: Dar
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Sunday said overseas Pakistanis are keen to take advantage of investment opportunities in the country and the government will facilitate them in all possible ways in this regard.
“Prioritization of different options for development of new sectors should be made after detailed technical assessments,” he said while chairing a meeting of Capital Administration & Development Division (CADD) and Capital Development Authority (CDA) in Islamabad on Sunday on new sectors development, including the proposed housing sector for overseas Pakistanis. Minister for CADD Tariq Fazal Chaudhry was also present in the meeting.
The meeting was briefed about CDA’s plans for development of new sectors and commercial areas.
The finance minister said CDA should respond to new housing requirements arising from increased economic activity.
Ishaq Dar said proposed sector for overseas Pakistanis would afford them an opportunity of safe and secure investment besides providing them quality residential facility with all amenities.
He asked CDA to develop housing sector for overseas Pakistanis to provide them profitable, safe and secure investment and residential opportunities.
The minister highlighted that due to the visible and internationally-recognized economic progress achieved by the country, foreign investors are also showing strong and tangible interest in investment opportunities in Pakistan, including in the real estate sector.