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KP Investment Roadshow


The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) organized an Investment Road Show (IRS) in Dubai on February 25, 2015, to mobilize the investment from the Pakistani and international diaspora of the UAE and Gulf countries. The initiative was supported by the KP, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) through the ‘Economic Revitalization of KP and FATA Project (ERKF). The development objective of the ERKF is to support the economic recovery and revitalization of the crisis-affected areas of KP and FATA, by creating sustainable employment opportunities through the rehabilitation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), investment mobilization, and institutional capacity building. The Project commenced activities in October 2011, and has already provided matching grants to 1,030 SMEs operating in range of sectors including, marble, textile, furniture, education and retail across KP and FATA.


At the Dubai IRS, concrete sectoral proposals were presented in the sectors of energy and power, tourism, housing, agriculture and livestock and mines and minerals. Investment details including economic background, government facilitation/incentives, required net investments, returns on investments and pay-back timeframes for each. The IRS and follow-up meetings with the private investors, closed with the signing of 12 Letters of Intent worth US$1.2 billion proving to be a landmark event for KP’s efforts towards economic revival and growth.