American businessmen in Pakistan to attract investment

ISLAMABAD: A group of real estate and business professionals is currently visiting Pakistan aimed at attracting investment in the American real estate sector.

The group has also planned to establish an orphanage and a community centre in Rawalpindi where underprivileged girls and women would be provided education, food, shelter and employment.

Talking to business community of twin cities at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Capital Office here on Tuesday, President of the Richmond, Virginia based Group Ms. Ruby Sabir, and Vice President Michael Ryan said that they plan to help disadvantaged with the help of a foreign NGO.

Chairman Media FPCCI Malik Sohail Hussain, President Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry Samina Fazil, and others were also present on the occasion.

Ruby said that women will be provided necessary training to make a decent living. Local women get Rs 100-200 for embroidery while the same product fetches up to 200-300 dollars in the US, she said adding that we will provide them direct access to the buyers, she said.

Michael Ryan said that we will help Pakistanis locate UC commercial real estate investment services. He said that property is at historically low prices in the US and a proper decision can help investors get benefits.

He informed that Green Cards and Visas can be obtained through investing in real estate in few weeks time.

Malik Sohail and Samina Fazil welcomed the move to support the least privileged and assured the delegation of full support and liaison with chambers, associations and investors.

Malik Sohail said that national trade leaders Tariq Sayeed, Iftikhar Ali Malik and Senator Haji Ghulam Ali are very supportive of the initiatives to support the social class lowest in the social hierarchy.

He said that FPCCI is there to facilitate all foreign investors and those who seek investment of locals in profitable ventures abroad.

Demanding facilities for elderly, he said that helping women through nano finance is something neglected by those who can bring a change, said Malik Sohail.

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