Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research, Mir Israrullah Khan Zehri has said that Pakistan provides an excellent opportunity for investment in the agriculture sector and foreign investors are welcome to invest here. The minister said this while holding a meeting with a Chinese delegation of the leading private company, China Green here at Islamabad. 'We are ready to facilitate foreign investors and provide them all the required assistance. There is a huge potential and scope to invest and earn profits in the agro-based industry. Pakistan has different climatic regions that suit to grow almost all types of fruits and vegetables. We welcome our Chinese brothers to invest in Pakistan with full confidence and trust, said the minister. The delegation presented their credentials and claimed to be the largest private company in the agriculture sector of China. The company representative said that his organisation is interested to initially get 10,000 acres of land on lease. The company would grow different fruits and vegetables employing the local farmers. The farm houses would have its own processing units equipped with the latest agricultural machinery. Technology transfer will help in modernising the local agriculture sector of Pakistan. Zehri assured the visitors to provide maximum assistance in facilitating the company to launch business in Pakistan. He thanked the delegation for coming over to explore business opportunities in the country. Pakistan Bait ul Maal MD Zumrud Khan accompanied the delegation.