Mirpur: Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan has said that the AJK government is thankful to China and the Chinese investors for huge investments.
In a meeting with a high-level delegation of Chinese investors who called on him here, the AJK Prime Minister highlighted the immense investment opportunities in AJK.
“The Azad Jammu Kashmir government will provide all possible support and security to the Chinese investors,” he remarked.
The delegation included Zhao Wan Bin, Zhang Jing Jing, Gao Yun Mei, Sun Hui and Dr Muhammad Yusuf Khokhar. Government Ministers Abdul Majid Khan, Chaudhry Ali Shan Soni and Chaudhry Akbar Ibrahim were also present at the meeting.
Welcoming the Chinese delegates, Sardar Tanveer Ilyas mentioned that there were ample investment opportunities in Azad Jammu Kashmir and Chinese investors should take advantage of the region’s investment friendly environment.
“AJK has a massive potential for tourism and hydel power generations,” he said adding that the government would take all possible steps to facilitate investors besides providing them security.
The AJK Prime Minister acknowledged that the Chinese companies had already rendered their services in the field of hydel-power generation in AJK.
Referring to his government’s policy to boost the local economy, the AJK informed that in order to increase revenue the government was planning a scheme to attract foreign investment in different sectors.
“The government would work under a plan to boost investment in various sectors to increase revenue of the state, develop new tourist destinations and ensure the provision of basic amenities that will create employment at the local level,” the AJK PM said, according to an official statement. The visiting delegation on the occasion expressed its desire to invest in AJK.