Islamabad -The 7th Apex Committee Meeting of the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) convened under the leadership of Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar to review and strategize various initiatives aimed at bolstering investments within Pakistan.
Chaired by Prime Minister Kakar and attended by key figures including the Chief of Army Staff, Federal Cabinet members, Provincial Chief Ministers, and top-tier government officials, the meeting focused on evaluating progress made in crucial sectors and outlining plans to further fortify the investment ecosystem.
The Committee expressed high satisfaction with the overall advancements facilitated by the SIFC, commending increased engagement with friendly nations and proactive strategies in engaging the investor community. This proactive approach has translated into augmented traction and approvals both domestically and on the global stage.
Among the measures discussed were policy interventions to boost investor confidence, including strategies for profit repatriation, strengthening dispute resolution mechanisms, infrastructural and human resource development, and the expeditious operationalization of the EXIM Bank.
Additionally, a comprehensive strategy is in the works to address sustainable solutions for oil and gas issues through strategic investments in relevant industries.The Committee lauded progress on the privatization of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and emphasized maintaining momentum in this process. Prime Minister Kakar urged all stakeholders to zealously pursue SIFC’s initiatives collaboratively, foreseeing short to medium-term dividends alongside laying foundations for long-term prosperity.
Reaffirming support, the Chief of Army Staff pledged the unwavering commitment of the Pakistan Army to bolster government initiatives across various domains, aimed at ensuring sustainable economic recovery.