Chinese investors keen to invest in in power generation and mining sectors

Islamabad: Visiting Chinese investors has showed keen interest to invest in power generation and mining sectors.

The Chinese investors’ delegation from Sichuan Province representing the Sichuan Group expressed interest to invest in different sectors of Pakistan’s economy, said an official statement after their visit to the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). They held a meeting with FPCCI Chairman Haji Quran Ali and Coordinator Miza Abdul Rahman.

The Chinese investors expressed their desire to invest in mining, minerals sector and small power projects as broad investment potential in the fields of mines and minerals, hydropower, agriculture, tourism, construction and industry.

Speaking on the occasion Qurban Ali called upon the foreign investors to take advantage of these opportunities, adding that FPCCI will facilitate them.

He said that the friendship between Pakistan and China was getting stronger with every passing day, adding that trade and investment relations between both the countries would further strengthen.

He assured the delegation that FPCCI will provide all kinds of assistance, including providing information to investors in every sector.

He said that many Chinese groups were investing in Pakistan in different sectors including mines and minerals, tourism, construction, hydropower which were also being given special attention by the government.

He said that the friendly relationship between Pakistan and China was like a soul and a body, adding that FPCCI was trying to bring both Pakistani and Chinese businessmen closer to each other.

Mirza Abdul Rehman, Coordinator, FPCCI on this occasion said that Pakistan was a fast growing country with vast investment opportunities and there was consistency in Pakistan’s investment policy.

FPCCI was playing its full role in promoting investment in Pakistan, he said adding that CPEC project from China was a great gift for the people and business community of Pakistan.

Domestic and foreign investors were taking special interest in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project and its related economic zones, he said adding that we are trying to bring the business community of the two countries closer together.

The delegation thanked Qurban Ali and Mirza Abdul Rehman and expressed keen desire to invest in mines and minerals, besides investing in 10 to 25 MW power projects.

The delegation members said their company had been working in the granite and marble sector and the power sector, adding that Sichuan Group also had an office in Islamabad which has investors from various companies whose companies were working in various economic fields in Pakistan.