US Consul General visits KPEZDMC head office


SACM-KP briefes Panfilo Marquez on areas for joint ventures in KP
American Consulate General Panfilo Marquez visited the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC) head office in Peshawar on Tuesday.
Political and economic officer at the consulate Kurt Beurmann was also present on the occasion.
Addressing the delegation, special assistance to chief minister on industries and investment Abdul Karim Tordher welcomed the American Consulate General Panfilo Marquez and briefed him about the potential areas for joint ventures and investment in the province.
He emphasized that this was the time to capitalize on the opportunity and invest in mineral mining and processing, manufacturing, agro based processing and tourism sectors of KP.
He mentioned on the occasion that the provincial government has taken a number of steps to provide a business friendly environment for local and international investors in the province, adding that the response of the business community has seen an unprecedented improvement in terms of investment in various sectors.
Chief Zones Management briefed Consul General through a detailed presentation on KPEZDMC role in the economic development of the province through provision of one window facility and industrial infrastructure based on international standards.
Consul General assured full support for facilitation of investment promotion through learning programs in KP in different programs funded by the United States government.
SACM expressed his views about the possible collaboration in development of these potential sectors between the two countries.
Members of the board of directors (BoD) KPEZDMC, Fayaz Ahmad Jarral, chief zones management Fakher-i-Alam Sahibzada and chief finance Officer Shahid Khattak, chief project planning and development Imtiaz Ahmad and acting chief general operations Khanan Khan and other officials of company were also present on the occasion.