Dutch firm eyeing investment in dairy, food sectors of Pakistan


The Royal Friesland Company (RFC) of Netherlands would invest in the dairy and food sectors of Pakistan, Global Chief Financial Officer RFC, Hein Schumacher informed Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday.

Hein Schumacher was leading a delegation of the RFC who called on the Finance Minister here.

The delegation informed the Minister about RFC’s plan to invest in the dairy and food sectors in Pakistan.

Members of the delegation commented that they were eagerly looking forward to implement the RFC’s investment plan which was in the final stages of approval and that the company would contribute to economic progress in Pakistan.

Schumacher also shared with the Minister the company’s international investment portfolio.

He added that the RFC had a profound desire to undertake investment in Pakistan because of the attractive business environment.

He said there were “positive prospects in Pakistan not just in the dairy and food sector but in other sectors as well”.

Ishaq Dar welcomed the delegation and gave them an overview of the investment policy of the government and the opportunities that were offered to foreign companies in Pakistan.

He said a number of multinational companies had been engaged in business ventures in Pakistan and RFC would also be offered maximum possible facilitation in undertaking investment in the country.

He said that the Government had full focus on achieving economic growth and foreign investment was a major tool to help achieve this objective.

Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and Federal Bureau of Revenue also attended the meeting.



  1. Could be a disasterous adventure since in Pakistan 'Milk' means 90% water and 10% milk – even if 10% is a very familiar factor in our politics.

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