ISLAMABAD: A five-member delegation of Emirates Investment Group lead by Raza Jaffar visited Board of Investment (BOI) here on Saturday and expressed great interest in a host of sectors in Pakistan.

The Chairman and Secretary BOI welcomed the delegates and highlighted the needs to address the energy shortage as well as to explore other potential areas of Pakistan especially agro based, horticulture, dairy farming, manufacturing and development of Special Economic Zone, through public or private sector.

The Emirates Investment Group showed great interest for investment in financial services, Islamic banking, agri and livestock, energy sector, real estate development, fruit and vegetable processing ie citrus, mangoes and apples for export & local market, health, hydle power and oil and gas sector.

They also intend to develop cattle farming, its cross breeding, veterinary services, incrimination consulting, design and selling to the dairy industries in Pakistan.

The senior Australian Trade Commissioner, South Asia Peter Linford stated that about 800 Australian companies are operating in the Gulf States and they need a vehicle to come to Pakistan.

Source: The News