President urges Japanese business community to invest

President Asif Ali Zardari

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday urged foreign investors to take full advantage of enormous potential and opportunities for investment available in Pakistan due to availability of intelligent, trained and hardworking people coupled with vast reservoir of natural resources.

Addressing Japanese business community here at Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President said due to its location at cross roads of Central and South Asia, Pakistan offer a huge markets for its products and services.The President said the Pakistan’s investment polices are investor friendly and investment in Pakistan will fetch rich dividends.He said last month Pakistan has enacted a law that guarantees continuity of incentives to entrepreneurs.

He said Pakistan can serve a market of over 3 billion in its neighbourhood and called upon the Japanese friends to benefit from these advantages.Highlighting some of the facilities available to the foreign investors, the President said foreign investors can invest without any restrictions, they can hold complete ownership of the businesses, can get equal treatment to local and foreign investors and there is free repatriation of profits and capitals. – APP