Govt committed to providing enabling environment to investors: PM
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said the government is committed to providing an enabling environment to all investors to take advantage of the existing opportunities in various sectors including exploration and production sector.
He was talking to Executive Vice President Central Asia Region of ENI, an Italian multinational oil and gas company, Luca Vignati who called on him in Islamabad today.
The prime minister said the government is focusing on improving ease of doing business and facilitating business community in every possible manner.
While welcoming ENI’s interest in expanding its business in Pakistan, the premier said there is a huge potential for the exploration and production companies to take advantage of the growing energy needs of the economy.
He said there are huge hydrocarbon reserves in the country which have remained unexplored so far.
Earlier, Luca Vignati briefed the prime minister about ENI’s activities in exploration and production sector in the country since 2000.
He also apprised the premier that ENI Pakistan has invested in a range of projects for the development of local communities in areas where it holds exploration and development, production licenses and was mainly contributing in health, education, environment and socio-economic development.
He said that ENI was keen to further expand its business especially in LNG and offshore exploration and production with latest technologies.