PR No. 90 RFC, NETHERLANDS TO INVEST IN PAKISTAN Islamabad: June 11, 2016.
A delegation of reputed Royal Friesland Company (RFC) of Netherlands led by its Global Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr. Hein Schumacher called on Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here Saturday morning.
The delegation informed the Minister about RFC’s plan to invest in the dairy/food sector in Pakistan. Mr. Schumacher also shared with the Minister, the international investment portfolio of the company. He added that RFC had a profound desire to undertake investment in Pakistan because of the attractive business environment. He said there are “positive prospects in Pakistan not just in the dairy and food sector but in other sectors as well”.
Minister Dar welcomed the delegation and gave them an overview of the investment policy of the government and the opportunities that were offered to foreign companies in Pakistan. He said a number of multinational companies had been engaged in business ventures in Pakistan and RFC would also be offered maximum possible facilitation in undertaking investment here. He said that Government has full focus on achieving economic growth and foreign investment was a major tool to help achieve this objective.
Members of the visiting delegation commented that they were eagerly looking forward to implement the RFC’s investment plan which was in the final stages of approval and that the company would be pleased to contribute to economic progress in Pakistan.
Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and Federal Bureau of Revenue attended the meeting.