- PM’s Advisor Abdul Razak Dawood and Board of Investment Chairman Haroon Sharif will attend the said forum in Qatar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan-Qatar Investment Forum would be held on March 10, where business leaders from both sides would discuss the agenda of mutual cooperation in tourism, agriculture, finance, financial technology and energy sectors.
Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Haroon Sharif are heading to Qatar to attend the said forum, said a statement issued by the Ministry of Commerce here on Friday.
The event is being organized by BOI in collaboration with Qatar Finance Centre and the Embassy of Pakistan in Doha. It is a follow up of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Qatar in January 2019.
The event would be attended by important Qatari businessmen and investors interested in exploring the Pakistani market.
During the visit in January, Prime Minister Imran Khan met his Qatari counterpart as well as business delegations, besides addressing Pakistani community in Doha.
The PM laid the foundation for Qatari investment by addressing the apprehensions of the investors and assuring them that the reform agenda of the current government was specifically focusing on making Pakistan an investment-friendly destination, particularly through various ‘ease of doing business’ measures.
On the sidelines of the event, Abdul Razak Dawood and Haroon Sharif would meet the high-profile executives and members of the Qatari Business Association, Qatar Investment Authority, Qatar Fund for Development, Katara Hospitality, Pak-Qatar General Takaful Limited and Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Meetings with the Qatari economic ministers and government officials are also on the agenda.
The Pakistani delegation would consist of executives and business leaders from tourism and hospitality, food and agriculture, defence production, finance, financial technology and power and energy sectors.
The discussions would focus on various project proposals, including hotels and resorts, privatisation projects, aviation, low-income housing, financial banking/Islamic banking and development of Special Economic Zones.