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Italian business delegation eager to invest in Grain Silos and Saaf Pani projects: Punjab Board of Investment and Trade


Lahore, May 05, 2016 (PPI-OT):“In line with Chief Minister Punjab’s commitment to provide safe and clean drinking water to every citizen of the province, Punjab Board of Investment and Trade is making focused efforts to gauge the interest of international investors” said CEO, PBIT. She was addressing a five member delegation, comprising of leading Italian and local businessmen at PBIT head office. CEO PBIT met these businessmen during her visit to Italy in April 2016 and shared the lucrative investment opportunities present in Punjab.

Detailed discussion regarding the Saaf Pani and Grain Silos projects was held. PBIT team apprised the delegation that Saaf Pani project aims to install clean water plants in all districts of Punjab. Feasibility study, survey and planning task of 13 districts of Punjab have been completed through the help of professional consultants and sector experts. EPC contractors and investors are sought from across the globe to fulfil the technical and funding needs of the programme.

Highlighting the Steel Grain Silos project CEO, PBIT said that “the objective of the project is to enhance Punjab province’s food security by increasing the long term multi-grain storage and management capacity of the province”. “Government of Punjab offers attractive incentives including fixed support price for wheat procurement and renting of storage facilities”, she added.

For more information, contact:
Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT)
23-Aikman Road, GOR-I, Lahore
Tel: +92-42-99205201-06
Fax: +92-42-99205171