ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment (BoI) on Tuesday established a CPEC-SEZ Cell to help stakeholders on matters relating to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Special Economic Zones (SEZ).
BoI Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail inaugurated the cell, which will be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.
The BoI has been assigned the lead role under the CPEC for industrial cooperation. The BoI chairman is the convener of the Pakistan side of Joint Working Group (JWG) on Industrial Cooperation under the CPEC.
The BoI is also the custodian of SEZ Act 2012 under which 41 SEZs have been identified so far from all over the country, including priority SEZs for the CPEC.
Published in Dawn, February 8th, 2017