BOI to organise D-8 Business forum today
The Board of Investment (BOI) is organizing a Business Forum of top corporate executives from the D-8 countries here at a local hotel on November 20 (Tuesday) at 10.30 am. The objective and the target is to provide maximum opportunity to the public sector to unfold the potential of Pakistan in various sectors in which we are seeking investment through Public Private Partnership (PPP) vehicle and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), a statement of the Board issued here said.
This Business Forum has become a regular feature on the sideline of D-8 Summit, which provides a platform for the pri- vate sector under a common umbrella to promote private sector activities within the Organization. The D-8 consist of eight developing countries in South-East Asia region: Indonesia and Malaysia; in central of Asia regions: Bangladesh, Pakistan and Iran; in South Eastern Europe: Turkey; in Middle-East
region: Egypt and West Africa region; Nigeria region. "This made it the most diversified grouping of developing countries", it added. This forum, the BOI said would provide opportunity to the private sector of Pakistan and D-8 countries to project their potential and enter into business negotiations, which will help boosting economic relations among the D-8 countries. Leading companies are participating in the Business Forum. This Forum brings representatives of private sector to the negotiation tables to unleash their potential and exploit their comparative advantage with complementarities.