ISLAMABAD: Chairman Board of Investment(BOI) Saleem H Mandviwalla has appointed Nadeem Khan as Honorary Investment Counselor (HIC) for United Kingdom to complement the investment and trade promotion efforts for Pakistan.
On the appointment of Nadim Khan, Chairman Board of Investment said that the appointed HIC will be responsible to cover the areas for cooperation to enhance trade and investment relations with United Kingdom.
HIC will perform the duties of image building of Pakistan in the country of his accreditation (both through contact and personal practice and building effective relationship with the Pakistan (business) community residing in his country of residence.
HIC will also Work as active liaison between BOI & foreign investors in getting their queries / concerns answered with efficiently & speed.
“Assisting prospective investors in arranging their visit to Pakistan & having fruitful meeting in the country during the visit and helping in the dissemination of investment information & business opportunities in Pakistan were also included among the duties of HIC,”the handout said.
It further said that he Board of Investment is the primary agency mandated to promote and facilitate foreign investment. BOI, therefore, seeks the help and assistance of prominent businesspersons overseas, who are being appointed as Honorary Investment Counselor (HIC), in this effort.