Pakistan needs to ensure continuity of investment policies to attract foreign investment: Economic Experts

The successive regimes in Pakistan used to change and reshuffle policies with the arrival of new regimes and governments

News Desk (Saturday, June 8, 2024)—

Political instability has costed Pakistan with the basic targets of growth and development and any country in the world can not be led on the path of development amidst an unstable environment, said Dr Khaqan Najeeb, a leading Economic Expert and former Consultant of Finance Ministry of the Government of Pakistan.

Talking about Pakistan’s desperate desire to attract foreign investors, Dr. Khaqan Najeeb viewed that foreign investors used to focus on political stability in a country and secondly continuity of the policies in any country. And these are the two lines, where Pakistan lacks far behind. Regime change and continuity of policies have become quite common things in our part of world.

Every successive regime in the country comes out with his drawn line of action and policies by making an end to old policies. These things draw mistrust of foreign investors.

In this entire scenario, Pakistan first of all focus on these very ground realities and make ensure continuity of policies.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharid amidst his ongoing visit of China has been urging and motivating Chinese companies to invest in Pakistan in the areas of agriculture, mining, energy, textile and other areas.

The premier has also promising foolproof security arrangements for Chinese personnel. All these things are positive undertakings on part of the government to make investors friendly environment in the country so that foreign investors can be able to enhance people to people relations with Pakistan’s business communities.