Foreign investment: Turkey to work for Pak infrastructure development

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a meeting with Turkish delegation led by Orguz Carmikli, Vice Chairman NUROL group at PM house on October 09, 2013. PHOTO: PID

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a meeting with Turkish delegation led by Orguz Carmikli, Vice Chairman NUROL group at PM house on October 09, 2013. PHOTO: PID

THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE, ISLAMABAD, 10th OCTOBER 2013: 

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that Pakistan offers various investment opportunities with ideal economic returns for foreign investors.

Nawaz while talking to the Turkish delegation, led by Vice Chairman NUROL Group, Orguz Carmikli which called on him today, said that Pakistan’s priority sectors for investment include hydel and coal power projects, Karachi-Lahore Motorway and infrastructure development.

The prime minister said Pakistan faces power shortages and the government was committed to mitigate the same by exploiting innovative and cheap energy resources. Carmikli expressed his company’s readiness to invest in Gaddani power park, Diamer Bhasha Dam and Karachi-Lahore motorway.

He also expressed satisfaction over Pakistan’s legal framework for foreign investment and said that NUROL may use its expertise in infrastructure development to construct motorways on Build-Operate-Transfer basis.

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