CPEC: Iran keen to invest in Karachi

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KARACHI: (APP) Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has invited investors from Iran to take advantage of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Talking to Consul General of Iran, Ahmad Muhammadi, who called on him at the Governor House here Wednesday, he said CPEC was fast emerging as a game changer in the region and all relevant countries were provided with every opportunity to take advantage from it.

Sindh Governor said completion of CPEC would significantly expedite economic and financial activities in the province in general and its capital, Karachi, in particular.

Muhammad Zubair said Karachi, an attractive destination for national and international investors, due to its geographical location, provide ample investment opportunities to Iran too.

The governor told the C.G. of Iran, who had only recently assumed his responsibilities in Karachi, that Iran being a neighboring country of Pakistan and also the fact that the two enjoy brotherly ties would be more than welcomed to invest in Sindh.

"Joint ventures undertaken by the two countries in energy sector is reflective of our cordiality," he said seeking further cooperation in wide range of spheres.

"Ample opportunities are available for investments in Sindh," he said and invited Iranian investors to focus on wide ranges of sectors including agriculture, infrastructure development, energy, education and health.

"Investment in these and other sectors can offer guaranteed profit in very short span of time due to easy and cost effective availability of qualified human resource," said the Governor of Sindh.

On the occasion Consul General of Iran said Government of Iran and its people hold Pakistan in high esteem and are equally keen to invest here.

He assured to offer all needed support and cooperation for the well being of Sindh through investments in agriculture and energy sectors.

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