BOI launches E-Portals for facilitating local, foreign investors
ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment (BOI) has launched three online portals including, Electronic Joint Venture, Branch, Liaison office Management Information System and Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Information Portal to digitize all services for the benefit of investors.
Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), Atif Riaz Bokhari, launched these three online portals, in an online event which was attended by the Secretary BOI, Omer Rasul senior officers and other stakeholders including the World Bank, Department for International Development (DFID), Pakistan Business Council (PBC), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), National Technology Council (NTC) and Punjab Information technology Board (PITB), said a press release.
In his remarks, Atif Bokhari appreciated the efforts of BOI team, spearheaded by Omer Rasul for the drive to digitize all services for the benefit of investors.
He highlighted that BOI was one of the leading organizations in the federal government, which had been effectively introducing technology-driven innovative solutions in terms of service delivery, with the ultimate objectives of bringing transparency, improving Ease of Doing Business and facilitating, Foreign Direct Investment in Pakistan.
The chairman also acknowledged the role of all stakeholders for providing support to BOI in developing the online modules.
In his inaugural statement, Omer Rasul explained the objectives of the launch of new portals, which would help reduce human interaction and facilitate investors in accessing the services from the board.
He added that, following the policy of Federal Government, BOI not only aimed to facilitate the investors through digitization of services but also by reducing the timelines for seeking necessary approvals.
He said the three modules were officially launched by the Chairman Board of Investment.
The chairman BOI said that electronic Joint Venture (EJV) was Pakistan's first public sector online free Business Match-Making Service, which allowed the businesses to create partnerships worldwide. - APP