Islamabad: Chairman, Al-Tamimi Group of Companies of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Tariq Ali Abdullah Al-Tamimi called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Islamabad on Tuesday.
Adviser to PM on Commerce Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood and senior officials were present during the meeting.
While welcoming Mr. Tamimi, Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized on the reforms taken by the Government regarding ease-of-doing-business and providing one-window operation to potential investors. The Prime Minister stated that Pakistan is blessed with 12 climatic zones and is suitable for a variety of agricultural, fruit, dairy and fisheries production. Prime Minister stated that government is also focusing on research and development to enhance productivity and increase exports with the help of private investors.
He also stated that government of Pakistan is working on establishing export oriented grading and standardization of indigenous fruits including apple, peach, mango and citrus to meet the international demands as these fruits are widely acclaimed for their quality and taste.
Chairman, Al Tamimi Group of Companies highly appreciated the measures taken by the government towards achieving economic stability and growth. He stated that the stability of economic policies is a major factor in attracting foreign investments and international businesses are now confident to invest in Pakistan due to transparency and facilitation provided to businessmen. International organizations like the World Bank has also rated Pakistan among the world’s top 10 business climate improvers. Mr. Tamimi said that “Pakistan is my second home”. Prime Minister welcomed investment interest of the Al-Tamimi Group in food processing, dairy and livestock and meat processing sectors of Pakistan.