KARACHI : Project Management Units of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Secretariat along with the Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) administered by the World Bank organised the investment road-show in Karachi.  Theme of the event was ‘Exploring the investment Friendly Environment in KPK & FATA ‘under the Economic Revitalisation of KP and FATA (ERKF) Project.  The KP & Fata delegation was led by Minister for Industries, Commerce and Technical Education, KP, Bakht Baidar, who was the keynote speaker.

He highlighted the major initiatives planned by the new provincial regime and benefits of it. Assured his government’s full support for investors and welcomed them to explore the untapped resources of the province, he added.

Arshad Majeed Mohammad, Secretary FATA Investment Facilitation Authority briefed about the objectives and rationale of the ERKF Project. He said that the IRS meant to act as a curtain raiser to the prevailing policy regime and the plethora of investment opportunities in the region.

Muhammad Humayun, Manager Minerals, FATA Development Authority presented an overview of the Minerals sector in FATA. A panel discussion with leading experts on “Scope and Opportunities Forum for Investment in KP & FATA” ended the road show with questions and answers session. 

The road show provided the attendees an unprecedented opportunity to interact with leading corporations that have invested and are operating in the region and gain from their insights and experience.