Karachi: The Sindh Investment Department has set up a ‘Doing Business Reforms Implementation Unit’, a news source reported. This unit is designed to facilitate the launch of new businesses — and the progress of existing businesses — by improving current reforms and undertaking others.
The unit will collaborate with the relevant government functionaries, business stakeholders, and private sector organisations in order to facilitate businesses in acquiring licenses, permits, and other permissions required in the early stages of setting-up any new venture. These units are further expected to comprise of a director, two managers, and a communications officer.
Meanwhile, Pakistan has managed to improve its ranking in the World Bank’s (WB) ‘Ease of Doing Business Index’, as per a recent report. Sindh and Punjab made the most significant contributions in this regard.
Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah has been making keen efforts to improve the business environment in the province. He is also being assisted in this effort by the Sindh ‘Doing Business Reforms Council’, which has also been working on this matter.