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Pakistan Gov Offer Huge Investment Potential in Poultry, Fisheries and Livestock

by 5m Editor
13 September 2005, at 12:00a.m.

PAKISTAN - Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Monday said tremendous potential existed for investment in poultry, fisheries and livestock, pesticides and fertilizer sectors as Pakistan has very vast agriculture base. He stated this while talking to a delegation of Charoen Pakphand Group of the Thailand led by the President and CEO Adirek Sripratak in Islamabad. The Prime Minister said Pakistan is one of few countries where there is no distinction between domestic and foreign investors. He said government created an enabling environment and provided level playing field for investors. There is no restriction on the flow of capital, he added. While giving an overview of Pakistan&#39;s economy, he said Pakistan is a huge market of 150 million people with expending middle class. Our growth, he described is on high trajectory and economy is growing at rapid pace. He said that this year we have achieved the growth rate of 8.6 percent with per capita income of 736 dollars. The Prime Minister advised the delegation to invest in seed industry and milk processing besides livestock, fisheries, poultry and agriculture. <i>Source: PakTribune</i>

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