PBIT briefs Hong Kong investors about opportunities in Punjab

Lahore: H.E. Bilal Ahmad Butt, Consul General of Pakistan to Hong Kong, China along with a delegation of “China Hong Kong International Business Association” led by Mr. Max The, President of Association visited Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT) to discuss potential for enhancing trade and investment collaboration between the two sides.

The Consul General of Pakistan to Hong Kong, China brought this high level delegation to Pakistan to participate in the Engineering and Healthcare Show, organized by the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan that highlights the emerging product sectors of Pakistan. 

CEO PBIT Jalal Hassan, welcomed the delegation at Punjab Board of Investment & Trade and briefed them on the investment and trade landscape of Punjab, especially highlighting strong opportunities for industrial relocation of labor intensive industries to special economic zones of Punjab. 

Jalal further shared that the Special Technology Zone of Lahore along with large scale projects of urban regeneration, i.eCentral Business District Lahore and Ravi RiverFront City offer excellent opportunities to investors and developers from Hong Kong to become part of the growth story of Punjab. 

Areas of Agriculture value addition, export of Halal meat and development of silk farming and production were also highlighted to generate interest of the visiting delegates. 

On this occasion, the China HK International Business Association’s President, Mr. Max The, pledged full support from its strong network of members to work in close coordination with Punjab Board of Investment and Trade and Chambers of Commerce from Punjab to encourage B2B level engagement between two sides, especially to enhance access of high quality food/fruit value added products to the Hong Kong market.


Shahab Omer
Shahab Omer
The writer is a member of the staff and can be reached on [email protected]


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