Saturday, January 16, 2016

Zehri invites Chinese firms to invest in Balochistan



QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has invited Chinese companies to make investments in the metro train and mass transit projects in Quetta.

Talking to senior officials of leading Chinese investment companies on Thursday night, he said the federal and provincial governments would extend all help and cooperation in the execution of these projects. Sardar Shoukat Aziz Popalzai, president of the Balochistan Economic Forum, was also present.

The chief minister said that his government would provide full security, incentives and other facilities to foreign investors.

Sun Yunxiang, president of Jinzheng Yang Company, and Huang Yaohui, president of some marble export companies, were part of the Chinese delegation.

“An investment-friendly atmosphere has been created in Balochistan,” said the chief minister.

“The province has great potential for investment in various sectors.”

Mines and Minerals Department Secretary Saeed Ahmed Jamali and additional secretary finance Lal Jan Jaffar briefed the Chinese delegation about investment opportunities in minerals and other sectors along with the provincial government’s policy on foreign investment.

The Chinese delegation showed interest in agriculture, fisheries, date processing, exporting beef to China, urban housing and construction of jetties in Balochistan’s coastal towns.

The Chinese investors extended an invitation to the chief minister to visit China.

Published in Dawn, January 16th, 2016



http://www.dawn.com/news/1233363/zehri-invites-chinese-firms-to-invest-in-balochistan

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