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  • Japanese government delegation meets with SIFC at PM Secretariat.
  • The meeting aims to provide insight into SIFC’s mission and investment sectors.
  • Discussions focus on business dynamics between Pakistan and Japan.

A high-profile meeting took place at the PM Secretariat where a Japanese government delegation, led by Takuma Otaki, Muryama Katsuhiko, and Sakamoto Sayaka, representatives from the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, joined forces with Hiraki, Commercial Attaché of the Embassy of Japan. The gathering was held under the auspices of the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) to foster stronger economic ties between Japan and Pakistan.

The pivotal objective of this meeting was to acquaint the Japanese delegation with the core functions and goals of SIFC.

They delved into the establishment, mission, mandate, and target investment sectors of SIFC, seeking to provide a comprehensive understanding of its role as a single-window platform.

This platform is dedicated to simplifying the investment process for potential investors from friendly nations.

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The presentation offered by SIFC included a comprehensive overview of investment opportunities in key sectors, such as agriculture and livestock, information technology, mines and minerals, and energy.

These sectors were highlighted as areas with immense potential for growth and collaboration between the two nations.

Moreover, the discussions at the meeting went beyond theoretical presentations. Both sides actively engaged in dialogue to address crucial aspects of investment facilitation.

Topics ranged from the repatriation of profits and dividends to streamlining essential business costs. These discussions demonstrated a mutual commitment to fostering stronger economic relations between Pakistan and Japan.