PM for removing barriers in issuing long-term visas to foreign investors


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says the strategic partnership between Pakistan and China is exemplary in the world.

Chairing a review meeting on the progress of CPEC projects and promotion of investment in Islamabad today (Sunday), he said in order to transform these relations into strong economic ties, it is necessary to promote investment in areas of mutual interest. 

The Prime Minister said all possible incentives should be provided to investors.

He expressed satisfaction over the progress of Special Economic Zones.

The meeting decided to set up a CPEC Special Economic Zone in Karachi.

The Prime Minister directed the Board of Investment to formulate and present a detailed plan, with consultation of business community, for the promotion of foreign investment in specific sectors.

He also directed the authorities concerned to take immediate steps to remove barriers in issuing long-term visas to foreign investors, especially the Chinese investors.