Pakistan Capital Investment Summit and Expo 2018 Being Held in Islamabad

Pakistan’s largest saving and investment show “Capital Investment Summit & Expo 2018” is to being held at the Pak-China Friendship Center Islamabad from March 13-15.

The 3-day event is a forum for government and business leaders to discuss current key investment challenges, as well as suggest a roadmap to achieve potential economic growth.

The gathering of movers and shakers in Pakistan’s financial sector is supported by the Board of Investment (BoI), Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Overseas Pakistan and Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF).

Pakistan’s potential future economic growth, taxation, regulations and future of capital of capital market in the country — the country was declared an emerging market by MSCI last summer, will be discussed in consultative sessions on the day of the event.

Planning Commission of Pakistan’s Deputy Chairman Sartaj Aziz, Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair, State Minister for IT and Telecom Ms. Anusha Rahman, Pakistan Stock Exchange Managing Director Richard Morin, and CEOs of leading capital investment companies will be speaking at the event.

Last month, the BoI launched a project to revive the country’s global image as an attractive destination for investment.

The ‘Pakistan Investment Climate’ project was launched with the support of International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank, with the aim to boost the country’s investment policy and promotion strategy. It will also contribute to streamlining business regulation and creating opportunities for meaningful linkages between foreign and local firms in key sectors.

BoI Chairman underscored the need to draw more overseas Pakistani business communities towards investment in the country and its integration with China, which is most likely to transform into a $30 trillion economic wonder over the ensuing 25 years.

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