Fortescue Metals Group Ltd’s Chairman, Andrew Forest has shown keen interest to invest in the renewable energy sector and green industry of Pakistan. Foretscue Metals is an Australian company.
On Monday, he met with PM Khan, during the meeting he said that the investment by Fortescue Group would assist in creating employment opportunities for the Pakistani residents, along with that it would also be introducing new technology solutions for a number of industries.
PM Khan lauded the interest shown by the Fortescue Group in Pakistan and gave him assurance of full possible facilitation in undertaking the business projects in the nation.
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He also highlighted on the investment-friendly policy of the incumbent government and indicated the economic recovery that the nation has displayed the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
PM Khan underlined the strategy of the government to control the spread of COVID-19 via the imposition of smart lockdowns and at the same time the efforts of the government to reach out to the millions of poor people under the flagship of the Ehsaas Programme.
Andrew Forest praised Pakistan on the strategy it took to curb and deal with the pandemic.
The meeting was attended by Abdul Razzak Dawood, PM’s Adviser on Commerce, and Atif R Bokhari, Chairman board of investment.