CPEC Business Council

The Chairman BOI, being Convener of the Joint Working Group on Industrial Cooperation, is pleased to constitute the following CPEC Business Council to accelerate the process of industrialization in the country under the umbrella of the CPEC:

 

Sr.#

Name & Designation with Ministry / Department/Organization

Position

Public Sector Members

1.

Advisor to PM for Commerce, Textile, Industry & production and Investment

Chairman

2.

Minister for Planning Development & Reform

Co-Chairman

3.

Chairman, Board of Investment

Member

4.

Secretary, Board of Investment

Member

5.

Secretary, M/o Planning Development & Reform

Member

6.

Executive Director General, Board of Investment

Member / Secretary

7.

Project Director, CPEC, M/o PD&R

Member

Private Sector Members

8.

President, FPCCI

Member

9.

Mr. Majyd Aziz, President Employers Federation of Pakistan

Member

10.

Mr. Javed Bilwani, Chairman, Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers & Exporters Association

Member

11.

Chairman, Pakistan Chemicals Manufactures Association (PCMA)

Member

12.

Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb, CEO HBL

Member

13.

Mr. Sikandar M. Khan, Chairman, Millat Tractor

Member

14.

CEO, National Foods

Member

15.

Managing Director, Fauji Foundation

Member

16.

Mr. Faisal Afridi, CEO, Haier & Ruba

Member

17.

Syed Yawar Ali, Chairman Nestle Pakistan

Member

18.

President, Quetta Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI)

Member

19.

Mr. Shaheryar Chishty, CEO, Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service Limited

Member

20.

Mr. Naseer N.S. Jaffer, Chairman, Jaffer Brothers

Member

21.

Mr. Ehsan A Malik, CEO, Pakistan Business Council

Member

22.

Mr. Adnan Bakhtiar, Head of Infrastructure Div. DESCON

Member

23.

Mr. Imdad Ali Nizamani, Member PARC

Member

24.

Representative of GB

Member

25.

Mr. Asim Saeed, Member M/o PDR (by name)

Member

 

2.         Detailed TORs of the Advisory Group are as follows:

 

  • To be a consultative forum between business community and government on matters related to private investments under CPEC;
  • To make specific recommendations for private sector investment in Pakistan under Industrial Cooperation;
  • To propose feasible projects for investments for discussion with Chinese Business Companies;
  • To formulate strategies for expediting ongoing and future B2B projects particularly industrial cooperation and development of Gwadar as an industrial and commercial hub;
  • To discuss and explore opportunities and develop new investment model for future projects of CPEC;
  • To advise on developing an integrated approach on future development of Industrial Cooperation under CPEC with special focus on agriculture, industry, housing, tourism and any other potential area or sectors mentioned in the CPEC long term plan;
  • To advise on any other issue referred by the concerned ministries.

 

3.         The Business Council on CPEC is initially formulated for a period of two years from the date of its notification and shall automatically stand dissolved on the date of expiry of its term; unless otherwise further extended through a notification by the competent authority.

 

4.         Secretariat of the Business Council under CPEC would be in the Board of Investment, Islamabad.