The first Investment Policy was framed by BOI in 1997 which opened all economic sectors including infrastructure, social, and services for forein investment. Keeping in view the importance of investment for economic growth and fast economic globalization trends around the world, Investment Policy 2013 was formulated to further improve the investment climate in the country. Main objectives of Investment Policy 2013 are given below:
i. Reducing the cost and processes of doing business
ii. Providing ease of doing business with creation of Industrial clusters as Special Economic Zones (SEAZs)
iii. Developing partnership with Private Sector
iv. Creating linkages of trade, industrial, fiscal and monetary policies for greater convergence
v. Fostreing close coordination with stakeholders to implement the Policy.