World Bank Group and Ministry of Finance, China in collaboration with Board of Investment, Pakistan, Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration, Ethiopia, and Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Mozambique held a series of online knowledge exchange and capacity building sessions. In these sessions Chinese authorities shared their experience in business entry and licensing reforms, facilitating tax payments, use of digital technologies, and making it easier and cheaper to get electricity connections.

In her opening remarks, Ms. Fareena Mazhar, Secretary, Board of Investment highlighted Pakistan’s reform efforts and appreciated the knowledge exchange sessions. More than 50 officers from different federal and provincial departments i.e. Board of Investment, Federal Board of Revenue, Revenue Authorities, Investment Departments, Planning and Development Departments, State Bank of Pakistan, Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiative etc. took part in these sessions. The participants were awarded certificates of participation by World Bank Group.

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