KARACHI: A Russian investment delegation is thinking to review and explore investment opportunities in Pakistan,and for that only purpose they will soon visit Karachi and Islamabad.
This was stated during a meeting with the officials of Sindh Board of Investment (SBI), by Chief Executive Officer of Russian National Investment Agency, Mr Oleg Gorbulin.
According to a statement of SBI issued on Sunday, The meeting was held at the Board’s office under the chairmanship of Zubair Motiwala,Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister on Investment on Saturday afternoon.
To explore opportunities of investment,the Russian delegates expressed its interest particularly in Sindh, in a lot of sectors that includes gas mining, agriculture, livestock, engineering, and medicine.
They also sought special block for Russian investors in the Exclusive Economic Zones set up by the government in various parts of the country which provide special incentives to the investors.
The provincial government could send a representative of SBI on temporary basis to Russia to give guidelines to the Russian investors about the investment opportunities in Pakistan,Advisor Motiwala said.
In addition to that he also suggested that the office of SBI in Karachi could also play a good role to liaison with the Russians businessmen.
On the occasion, a brief documentary was also shown to the Russian team about prospectus of investment in various sectors of economy.