Dr Arnold M. Rajathural, Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Bayer Group Asia Pacific II visits the OICCI

Dr Arnold M. Rajathural, Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Bayer Group Asia Pacific II, accompanied by Amir Iqbal, CEO and Zain Talpur,  Corporate Communications Manager, Bayer Pakistan Limited, visited the OICCI on July 27, 2017, to learn about the views of OICCI members on the current business environment in the country.

The visitors were welcomed by OICCI Secretary General M. Abdul Aleem who shared an overview of the OICCI profile, result of the OICCI sponsored Business Confidence Index (BCI) survey, wave 14, released to the media in May, 2017, a slide showing the comparison of Pakistan as an investment destination vis a vis some regional countries from the OICCI members Perception and Investment Survey 2015, OICCI Members Security related survey done in June 2017, which shows a further increase of members positive perception of the country’s security environment, snapshot of OICCI Publicly listed members success story reflected in the very good CAGR during the period 2009-16, CSR initiatives of members which annually benefit over 20 million people, an overview of the OICCI perspective of the country’s economy, as well as mentioning some challenges and reasons for the low FDI inflow in recent years.

Amir Iqbal appreciated the regular support given by OICCI for advocacy of their industry related matters, including taxation issues.

Dr Arnold M. Rajathural appreciated the presentation made, asked several questions and mentioned that the information he had gathered will be very useful for his Pakistan related matters discussions within the Bayer Group.

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