Islamabad: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Shaukat Tarin held a meeting with H.E Mr. Wouter Plomp, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands accompanied by Mr. Hein Schumacher, Global CEO, Royal Frieslandcampina of Netherlands at Finance Division, today.
Mr. Roel Van Neerbos, President and CEO of Food & Beverages, Royal Frieslandcampina, Ali Ahmed Khan, MD, Frieslandcampina Engo Pakistan Limited and senior officers of Finance Division participated in the meeting.
Welcoming the guests, the Finance Minister highlighted government’s policies and initiatives to provide conducive environment to the investors and businessmen and steps for ease of doing business to both domestic and foreign investors.
Mr. Hein Schumacher, Global CEO appreciated the intention and practical steps taken by the government to facilitate businessmen and investors and providing favourable environment for encouraging foreign investment in Pakistan and especially supporting foreign investors in the dairy industry of Pakistan. He further discussed some proposals for the proliferation of dairy industry in Pakistan and sought support of the government in this regard.
Finance Minister Mr. Shaukat Tarin supported the proposals for dairy development including investment and improvement in livestock and agriculture sector in Pakistan and assured them of full support of the present government.