BoI Chairman Haroon Sharif resigns from his post
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Haroon Sharif resigned from his post on Wednesday.
According to the reports, Haroon Sharif tendered his resignation during the meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan.
It was reported that he resigned from his post for not taking immediate decisions on the government policy making.
Earlier on October, the prime minister had appointed Haroon Sharif as chairman board of investment. Sharif takes over the helm from Naeem Zamindar who had been appointed to the post in by the previous Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) government.
Haroon Sharif has received recognitions at international financial institutions for promoting investments and working in close liaison with the government officials to boost confidence,
The BoI is an investment promotion agency that assists companies planning to invest in Pakistan and those planning to expand their already existing Pakistani operations.
8,000 companies registered in last six months via online portal: Haroon
Earlier, Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Haroon Sharif has said that about 8,000 companies have been registered in last six months through online portal.
Addressing a joint press conference along with Prime Minister’s Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, he said now any foreign company can be registered in Pakistan through an online portal and the entire process will be completed in four hours.
Govt striving to improve ranking in World Bank’s index
The BoI chairman has said the government is striving hard to improve Pakistan’s ranking in World Bank’s index.
He said any company after starting business in Pakistan will have to make multiple payments to the government and that has been reduced to facilitate the investors.