ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Yosuf Raza Gillani launched an investor-focused and interactive Online Work Visa Application for the investors to get the work visa without delays and documentations.
On the occasion, Prime Minister of Pakistan said that the new service is leading the BOI towards the automation of investment procedures. In order to improve the work efficiency of BOI, to provide better services to investors, contemplating to invest in Pakistan, the initiative of visa online would help to avoid unnecessarily delays in providing services and support to the investors, he further added.
Apprising of the work visa online, Chairman, Board of Investment Saleem H. Mandviwalla said, it will lessen the hassle of long documentation and delays in issuing a visa to the investors and they will submit and process visa application online and would also be able to view the application’s status as it is changed by the BOI staff.
In this way, investors can work legally in Pakistan for their companies that are the subject of the investment. They can travel freely and stay on a prolonged basis with unlimited two year visa extensions. He further said, soon Ministry of Interior and other stakeholders involved in the visa process would be linked to the visa online service of BOI to provide the visa immediately.
He stated that the details of online service are given on web portal www.investinpakistan.com