Foreign investors expressed concern over the security situation in Pakistan

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Foreign investors expressed concern over the security situation in Pakistan

The Overseas Investment Chamber of Commerce has released the annual Security Survey 2024 on the country’s security situation. File photo

Karachi: More than 200 foreign investors in Pakistan have expressed concern over the country’s security situation.

The Overseas Investment Chamber of Commerce released the annual Security Survey 2024 on the country’s security situation, highlighting the concerns of foreign investors on Pakistan’s security situation. The survey was conducted in June 2024.

According to the OICCI survey, the overall security situation worsened in 2024 compared to 2023 according to the participants. The security situation in Karachi worsened from 69% to 80% compared to last year.

OICCI members have expressed concern over the increasing street crimes not only in Karachi but also in the whole of Sindh.

The security situation of Balochistan also worsened, which increased from 68% to 75%.

A slight improvement in the security situation has also been noted in some cities of the country. According to the survey, the security situation in Lahore has reached 49% compared to 73% last year, 53% compared to 63% in Punjab and 58% compared to 68% in Peshawar.

Similar to the 2023 survey, in 2024, 71 percent of the survey participants have security concerns at the top for doing business in Pakistan.

Difficulties in doing business for foreign investors and companies operating in Pakistan are gradually increasing.

Foreign investors expressed concern over the security situation in Pakistan

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