Karachi, June 23, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has invited public and private sector of Australia to avail investment opportunities and lucrative incentives of tax holiday and other facilities here in Sindh in the interest of both sides. This he offered while talking to the High Commissioner of Australia Mr. Peter Heyward who called on him at CM House today.
Talking on the occasion, the Chief Minister Sindh said that there are lot of opportunities of investment here in Sindh which includes investment in coal and wind based power generation, investment in education sector specially at education city in Karachi, agriculture development and export of agro products such as mangoes, sapota (cheeko) and other verities of fruits, food grain.
He said that Sindh is blessed with huge qualitative coal reserves at Tharparkar and Agriculture sector having good potential of investment. He said that at present so many other countries have expressed their interest of investment and we have signed MoU with many of them. He said that some countries have also started their working in power generation projects.
He said that Sindh Government will welcome the any investment from public or private sectors of Australia and even we are ready to provide you the platform of public-private partnership PPP mode of investment just to build the confidence of the companies intend to invest.
While talking about the security problem the Chief Minister Sindh said that after launching targeted operation against the terrorists, kidnappers, target killers and extortionist, the overall law and order situation has been much improved.
He said that the problem of law and order in some parts of Karachi had been created because of arrival of influx here in Karachi after Sawat operation in 2009 and added that many of them did not went back but stayed at Karachi and created problem.
He said that now the situation has been controlled and we are after the terrorists, criminals who are on run. He said that in addition to Karachi, there is conducive atmosphere for investment, trade and commerce activities in rest of Sindh.
The High Commissioner Australia Mr. Peter Heyward while talking in the meeting expressed his interest specially investment in coal based energy power projects, agriculture development and import/ export of agro products/ fruits like mango to his country. He also expressed his satisfaction over the steps taken by the Government for maintain law and order.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Chief Minister House
Tel: +9221 99202019
Cell: +92300-3524057 (Ext: 336)
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