Chairman BOI terms Rashakai Special Economic Zones as role model project

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Chairman Board of Investment Haroon Sharif says Rashakai Special Economic Zones have a strategic significance as it is closer to Afghanistan and resources rich Central Asian Republics.

Talking to APP in Islamabad on Sunday, he said Rashakai Special Economic Zones is a joint venture of Chinese company, China Road and Bridge Cooperation, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government aimed at providing facility of ease of doing business in the area.

Highlighting the importance of Rashakai, the Chairman said the Chinese have termed it as a role model project for other Special Economic Zones.

He said the Board of Investment is strengthening its capacity by establishing specific desks and teams to deal with investors from different countries, as well as to work on important assignments, including all SEZs.

Haroon said the BOI is committed to complete four special economic zones related to China Pakistan Economic Corridor within six months.

Source: Radio Pakistan