Islamabad: A United Kingdom (UK) delegation to Pakistan has signed an agreement to invest a sum of GBP 200 million in the country, a news source reported. The announcement came from UK-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (UKPCCI) President Amjad Khan. He added that the delegation is also on the lookout for further investment opportunities in the country.
Khan revealed that the delegation had arrived with a serious vision to invest in various sectors of the national economy, including real estate, information technology, telecommunication, and hospitality. The delegates have informed that more than 800 young entrepreneurs from the UK are interested in coming to Pakistan to discover investment avenues.
The delegates visited Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Islamabad, where they held successful meeting with public and private sector representatives for exploring investment opportunities.
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) Acting President Iftikhar Anwar Sethi has urged UKPCCI members to seek joint venture opportunities and explore investment avenues in Pakistan for their respective areas of interest. He said that this will encourage foreign investors to come to Pakistan, in turn, boosting the foreign direct investment.