Post Visit Report
A Finance and Mining sector Investment and Trade Mission visited Karachi on September 13, 2011 to explore investment opportunities in THAR COAL, in particular and Mining sector, in general.
The delegation was led by Sir Thoumas Harris, Vice chairman, Standard Chartered Bank and included Pakistan High Commissioner in London, Mr. Zamir Chaudhry Chairman BestWay Group and other corporate, it comprised of various companies working in the areas of mining, fund management, law and other relevant fields.
The Delegation called on the Honorable Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan who welcomed them and assured of all possible support for investing in various mining opportunities available in Sindh. Later the Delegation met Honorable Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah who inspite of his hectic schedule, due to havoc caused by recent rains, met the delegation and addressed various concerned raised by the visitors. He urged them to invest in Thar coal which offers guaranteed returns to investors along with attractive incentives and protection to their investment.The Delegates were after the view the incentives being offered for development are very attractive and the project will be seriously considered at their end. They appreciated the rule of TCEP as whole sum and one window facilitators.
The delegation was given presentation on over all investment climate and Thar Coal which generated lot of interest for making investment in Sindh.