Ripe time for diaspora to come forward and invest in Pakistan: Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari

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Ripe time for diaspora to come forward and invest in Pakistan: Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari

ISLAMABAD, APR 22 /DNA/ – President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari has said that Pakistan is an excellent destination for foreign  investments  and Pakistani diaspora should come forward to play its  more active role in the development of the country through investments not only by itself but alluring foreign investors as well. Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari said this while talking to Pakistani-American, Chairman and CEO of Falcon Holding LLC Texas, United States who called on him along with a delegation here on Monday.

He said that there exists huge potential for investments in infrastructure development, construction of hospitals and especially in the development of the industrial sector to enhance exports of the country. He added that Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry will extend every help to the diaspora and foreign investors to facilitate them on this count.

Chairman and CEO of Falcon Holding LLC Texas, United States apprised the President and other attendees about the working of his entity and expressed keen interest in making investments in different areas of his interest.

He also informed the participants about the social services he in his personal capacity extended in the construction of streets, roads, bridges and Community Centres in the remote areas of the federal capital. He also extended an invitation to the Chamber President for paying a visit to the United States in the form of a delegation for exploring avenues of joint ventures.

Chairman Founder  Group, Khalid Iqbal Malik drew attention of the guests towards the alarmingly low literacy standard in the country and impressed them for giving priority to the sector for enhancing the literacy rate.

Secretary General United Business Group Zafar Bakhtawari said that the Pakistani diaspora is actually the Ambassadors of Pakistan and we have utmost respect for it and hope that they will continue to contribute for the betterment of the country.

Former President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Zubair Ahmed Malik described the diaspora as a great asset of Pakistan by assuring all out support for its businesses in Pakistan. The attendees include Asad Aziz, Malik Nadeem Akhtar, Maqsood Tabish, Abdur Rehman Siddiqui, Khalid Chaudhry, Ch. Mohammad Ali and others.