Canada and Pakistan held their third round of negotiations on May 28-29, 2012 in Ottawa. The parties have pledged to work together to conclude an agreement in a timely manner. The third round of negotiations took place from October 31 to November 2, 2011 in Islamabad in Pakistan.
A bilateral FIPA will provide greater predictability and certainty for Canadian investors considering investment opportunities in Pakistan. Canada’s objective in entering these negotiations is to secure a comprehensive, high-quality agreement which will protect investors through the establishment of a framework of legally binding rights and obligations.
Key sectors of interest are minerals, information technology and infrastructure.
If you have questions or comments, please contact Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada at:
Investment Trade Policy Division (TNI)
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Lester B. Pearson Building
125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2