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Analysts laud role of SIFC to attract and facilitate foreign investment
February 04, 2024

Hafiz Shafiq Kashif (Industrialist) The establishment of the Special Investment Facilitation Council is a revolutionary step taken by Pakistan. The SIFC’s mandate is to facilitate foreign investment and privatization of GOP owned companies. The council will deal with the concerns of the foreign investors through one window operation.  It will send a good message to the investors regarding the safety of their investment. The government has also highlighted the potential areas of the investment. The local investors can also take advantage of this opportunity to secure their investment.

Dr Noor Fatima (Economist) The establishment of the Special Investment Facilitation Council was the need of the hour and fortunately it was established last year. The purpose to establish SIFC was to attract the foreign investment in different projects and facilitate the foreign investors through one window operation. SIFC is a kind of framework and favorable investment opportunities being offered by Pakistan under the framework of the Special Investment Facilitation Council. There is a huge investment potential of the foreign investors to invest in Pakistan particularly in the IT sector, Agri sector and many others.