FDI to be attracted through SDGs related projects

ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment (BOI) on Wednesday presented eight projects in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the investment fair organised by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

On the occasion, it was apprised that these sustainable projects have a great potential to attract Foreign Direct Investment in the country.

According to the details, the projects pertain to infrastructure development, medical devices, agriculture drones, and smart farms, and silicon PV panel fabrication was presented.

BOI, Secretary Fareena Mazhar on the occasion informed the participants about the measures introduced by BOI for the facilitation of local and international investors along with opening different facilitation in the country.

The secretary BOI also highlighted that under the Pakistan Regulatory Modernisation Initiative ‘Ease of Doing Business’ a new enterprise can be registered within 24hrs.

Moreover, the secretary also informed that the country has extended the e-visa facility to 174 countries for inviting the interest of foreign investors.