US investors apprised of Pakistan’s economic policies

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the American Business Council called on Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here at the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday.

The Adviser informed the delegates about the government’s policies and measures aimed at facilitating the business and investment climate in the country with a focus on the ease-of-doing-business, which had been acknowledged by the World Bank as well.

He said the government would take all possible measures to facilitate the businesses and provide them with a level-playing field as the government believed in investment and export-led growth, which was more durable and sustainable.

The delegation praised the efforts made by the government to promote investment in the country and shared with Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh a number of recommendations and proposals related to taxation, sale of IT products, tariff rationalization of imported goods, ports and shipping and registration processes.

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The Adviser assured the delegates full government support for their business endeavours, saying the government would continue to interact with the business community and investors to further streamline the business and investment regime in the country.

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