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The Iranians are Back for More!

March 10, 2010

Another delegation of Iranian Investors hits the Island to explore for business opportunities.

Nanaimo, BC (March, 2010) – Sunbelt Business Brokers BC, Nanaimo, BC a global provider of business brokerage services, announced today that they will be accompanying another group of 10 Iranian investors to several Vancouver Island businesses for sale. The group of 10 Iranian investors and their spouses will be visiting the Island as part of the British Columbia Investment Orientation Tour, especially designed to show investors what the province of British Columbia has to offer.

The British Columbia Investment Orientation Tour highlights the larger centres of Greater Vancouver, Nanaimo and Victoria. During the course of the tour the Iranian investors will meet with several provincial politicians such as the BC Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Multicultiralism Dave Hayer, BC Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Naomi Yamamoto as well as other officials of the Ministry of Labour Development Market. Part of the tour will include a Business Investment Seminar conducted by the Government of BC- Business Immigration. In addition, the investors will also have the opportunity to visit several BC colleges and universities.

In January Sunbelt Business Brokers BC welcomed the first group of Iranian investors to the Island with a special lunch. The Iranians were received at the Discovery Room, Vancouver Island University’s own restaurant. During this lunch they received information on the (business) community of Nanaimo. Several local guests speakers such as; Parksville’s MLA Ron Cantelon and Citizen of the Year 2009 Hadi Abassi were present and gave speeches. After this succesful lunch the investors were shown different businesses in the food processing, manufacturing and forestry industry on Vancouver Island.

The second group of investors will be arriving the 21st of March, one day after Iranian New Year. The tour will start off at the beautiful Cable Cove Inn located in Tofino. To welcome the Iranian investors to Tofino the local chamber of commerce organized a special lunch at the Inn. During this lunch the Iranias will receive more information about investment opportunities in Tofino from Michael Naprawa, the owner of Sunbelt Nanaimo. After the lunch the visitors will be given the chance to get to know the beauty the Island. The group will be sightseeing Tofino and go on a whalewatching tour. On Monday the professional business consultants at Sunbelt Business Brokers of Nanaimo will escort the group of Iranian investors to various businesses in Parksville, Nanaimo and Victoria providing them with expertise specific to the local business market. Any investments made by the Iranians is likely to have a positive impact on the local economy and stimulate employment opportunities.

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