ISLAMABAD:  Board of Investment has prepared a plan to encourage local and foreign investment in the country. Facilitation centers have been set up and the four provincial capitals to assist small entrepreneurs in setting up their businesses valuing less than hundred million rupees. These centers will facilitate SMEs through one-window operation in obtaining utility connection and govt registration approvals at federal, provincial and district levels.

The officials said the board of investment is also working with the provinces on simplification of laws regarding establishment of businesses.–NNI