PM Shehbaz Sharif commends Army’s ‘extraordinary efforts’ to help fast-track foreign direct investment


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s top civil-military leaders attended the Apex Committee of the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) to chalk out a strategy to deal with ongoing economic challenges, and to lure foreign investment.

In the meeting, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif underscored the key role of the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) in getting foreign investment for the country. The premier stressed need to address ongoing economic woes and discussed further ways to attract more foreign investment and accelerate investment projects’ implementation across the country.

Sharif was of view that SIFC aims to utilize Islamabad’s potential in different sectors, including agriculture, livestock, minerals, mining, IT, energy, and agricultural production.

He urged to increase focus on increasing local productivity and attracting investment from friendly nations. He also commended the military’s efforts in ensuring the platform’s success and providing a ‘single window’ facility for foreign investors.

After meeting with cabinet members and chief ministers, the premier emphasized the importance of federal-provincial cooperation under the government body.

The SIFC huddle was attended by federal ministers and military leadership including reviewed progress on projects and discussed economic and national security.

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