Asad Umer Khan a short brief about KPK investment Opportunities and also answers some questions of investors.
Guests and investors during break time with Imran Khan..
Live From KPK Investment Show
In Opening session of KPK Investment Show in Dubai PTI Chairman Imran Khan highlighted the sectors and opportunities for investment in KPK, While addressing he said:
“If you are looking for high returns, this is the moment to invest in KPK. Development of a mass transit system has been planned; environmentally friendly and aimed at reducing congestion in Peshawar. KPK wants to develop marble cities, granite processing plants. KPK is extremely fertile land for quality crops, fruits, vegetables. Both national and international airlines connect to Peshawar and all of Pakistan is accessible with ease. Security is improving, there is a lot of hope; this is the time to come in. We, the PTI govt will make it best environment for investors. We are setting up investment cells to make things easier for investors.” Imran Khan..
11:00AM – Dubai
Why Investment In Kyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the third largest Provincialeconomy in Pakistan.
The province accounts for 11.9% of Pakistan’s total population. The part of the economy that
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa dominates is forestry, where its share is more than 20% of Pakistan’s mining output comes from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Nearly 78% of Pakistan’s marble production also comes from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Wheat, maize, tobacco and sugar cane are the main cash crops of the province along with wide range of fruits and vegetables, whereas a huge quantity of mineral resources, scenic valleys and hydel potential is being utilized for the economic upliftment of the Province.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is blessed with an abundance of natural resources of oil & gas, huge hydel generation potential, mines & minerals and agriculture. It has snow-capped peaks of Hindukush with lush green valleys of scenic beauty and thus has enormous potential for the tourism industry.
The province of KP is located at an ideal geographical location, it borders with Afghanistan to the north- west and has direct land route connection through Gilgit – Baltistan Province with Peoples Republic of China to the north.
In order to benefit from these investment potentials, the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (GoKP) has established Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade (KP-BOIT), dedicated to achieve economic prosperity and growth by attracting local as well as foreign investment in the province.
KP-BOIT has brought together dynamic Board members and actuated a team that comprises eminent personnel of public and private sectors. With them, the Board is working towards attaining its vision to develop this historic land.
KP-BOIT is also involved in the identification of economically viable/doable projects in various sectors and facilitating with the pre-investment process, such as acquisition of land, obtaining NOC’s, and proactively engaging with the concerned departments in order to facilitate the investors for the early implementation of projects. KP-BOIT aims to flourish and revive the investment climate of KP and turn it into a lucrative investment-friendly destination, and providing one-window operation by proactively engaging with all the stakeholders.