PBIT making efforts for investment opportunities
SALIM AHMED LAHORE—A dinner was hosted by CEO Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT), Ms Amena Cheema, in Lahore in honour of Chinese Consul General Yu Boren. The further strengthening of economic ties between Pakistan and China has been a key priority for the CEO since she took over the reins of PBIT in November 2015.
The dinner was attended by members of the provincial cabinet including Minister for Industries Ch. Muhammad Shafiq, Minister for Housing, Tanveer Aslam and Minister for Labour Raja Ashraf Sarwar. A large number of prominent Punjab-based businessmen attended the dinner including leading tycoon Mian Muhammad Mansha.
Senior officials of the Punjab Government were also present, including Chairman Planning and Development, Jehanzeb Khan, Secretary Industries Nabeel Javed and Secretary Energy, Asad Gilani. The dinner afforded an opportunity to the Chinese Consul General and members of his entourage to be briefed about existing and emerging investment opportunities in Punjab.
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