Investment process in special economic zones simplified: Asad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar says the government has developed a mechanism to facilitate companies interested to invest in Special Economic Zones of the CPEC.

Addressing a ceremony regarding awards distribution among 27 outstanding Pakistani staff working on the CPEC projects, in Islamabad, he said the government has simplified the process of investment in the Special Economic Zones for the international investors.

He said Pakistan and China are focusing on agriculture, and science and technology sectors in the second phase of CPEC.

Speaking on the occasion, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on CPEC Affairs, Khalid Mansoor, said CPEC continues to be a cornerstone of economic relationship between the two countries. 

Asad Umar