Netherlands to invest $100 million in Pakistan: Envoy

Netherlands to invest $100 million in Pakistan: Envoy

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan's strategic location makes it a market full of opportunities to become Asia's premier trade, energy and transport corridor.

He was talking to CEO of Royal Friesland Campina, Netherlands Roelof A Joosten who called on him in Islamabad today.

Prime Minister said government is extensively working on various infrastructures, energy and communication projects to facilitate trade and investment in diverse sectors

Nawaz Sharif said the government has recently extended subsidy on fertilizers to facilitate farmers and has promulgated laws for Special Economic Zones to attract Foreign Direct Investment.

Roelof A. Joosten said Pakistan offers us the opportunity to invest in the region.

The CEO further said Pakistan is becoming an investment destination due to improved security environment, rapidly expanding quality infrastructure and marked reduction in energy shortages.

He said that they are planning to bring in an additional 100 Million dollars investment to Pakistan in next couple of years.