Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan and a senior official of United States (US) Embassy Islamabad Wednesday held a meeting to discuss tax policy for foreign investors, investment climate for US investors in Pakistan and 'Trade and Investment Framework Agreement' between the two countries. Sources told Business Recorder that a meeting took place between Haroon Akhtar and Jonathan Pratt, Charged d' Affaires of the Embassy of USA in Pakistan, at the FBR House here on Wednesday.
According to the sources, both the sides discussed the investment climate and tax policy issues in Pakistan. The meeting also discussed in detail the 'Trade and Investment Framework Agreement' between the two countries. Both the sides also agreed to encourage and facilitate private sector contacts between the two countries. Under the said agreement, it was discussed to improve trade and investment relations, identify opportunities for expanding trade and investment and issues relevant to trade or investment. Further consultations on specific trade and investment matters of mutual interest and work toward the removal of impediments to trade and investment flows were also discussed.