Mar 16 : A delegation of US-Pakistan Business Council
led by its Chairman Bozer, called on Chairman Mohammadmian
Soomro here on Wednesday.
The members of the delegation apprised the chairman Senate about their
mission to meet with Pakistani counterparts and explore possibilities
of future investment and promotion of trade between the two countries.
They appreciated the government’s investment friendly policy
and said that US businessmen were keen to invest in various sectors
Chairman Senate highlighted economic performance of Pakistan during the
last few years. He said that government has taken numerous measures
to attract foreign entrepreneurs to do their business in Pakistan.
He also urged them to take maximum advantage of business friendly
environment in the country.
The 14-members US businessmen delegation representing leading multinationals
Company, Lucent Technologies, Touchstone Communications, Citigroup,
Coca-Cola LEDtronic, Inc, and Sweetwater international.
The Chief-Executive of Norwegian telecommunications firm, Telenor, Jon
Fredrik Baksaas also called on the Chairman Senate and briefed him
about the firm’s operations and business plans in Pakistan.
The CEO said that conducive environment better infrastructure facilities
and level playing fields were available to invest in Pakistan. He
reiterated Telenor’s commitment to increase its business activities
Chairman Senate said that Pakistan is a business friendly country and
offers tremendous opportunities to foreign investors. He said that
there exists tremendous potential to invest in IT sector in Pakistan.
He also appreciated Telenor’s keen interest to invest in IT
sector in the country. The Chairman Senate assured the CEO of Telenor
that the government of Pakistan would extend full cooperation to
the Telenor in the successful implementation of its business plans