Economists laud incumbent govt's investment-friendly, prudent economic policies
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi talks to delegations of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), and Pakistan Business Council in Karachi
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says the federal government will extend its all-out support for development in Sindh province. Sindh governor briefed the prime minister on the initiatives taken for the development and the confidence of business community. Country cannot progress without strong economy and there is lot of rooms for boosting economy to lead the country on the road of progress and prosperity. Government will continue to pursue the policies of former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Members of new cabinet are working hard to achieve the economic goals and objectives of PML-(N). As a result of concerted efforts of PML (N) government and sacrifices of security forces law and order has been restored in Karachi.
Analysts on Telephone:
Dr. Shahid Hassan Siddiqui (Economist):
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi ensured that the federal government will extend complete support to development initiatives in Sindh. The government of Nawaz Sharif achieved great success in restoration of peace in Karachi, which is industrial hub of Pakistan and peace is the key to boost up economic activities in the city. Serious efforts are being made by the incumbent government for peace and development in the country.
Dr Saboor Ghayoor (Economist):
(CPEC) is a game-changer for Pakistan, which will benefit Pakistan's economy. Other countries of the region will also get benefits from this mega billion-rupee project. Central Asian countries, including Russia, has also shown interest in CPEC project. All these countries are willing to invest in Pakistan which is positive sign for our developing economy.
Dr. Humayun Iqbal Shami (Economist):
Prime Minister will himself monitor the planning commission and CPEC project. He created the ministry for energy and decided to monitor that ministry by himself. This commitment of the incumbent government will lead Pakistan to become a big economy. These efforts will restore the confidence of businessmen in Pakistan and investment in different sectors will be increased.
Dr. Abid Qayum Sulehri (Economist):
Pakistan was facing energy, economy and security crisis when the government of PML-N came into power but with the help of prudent policies, the government made progress in the country and now our economy is getting stronger. Peace has been restored in all parts of the country and energy crisis has also been resolved to greater extent. PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reiterated the commitment to resolve all issues in Sindh and to complete the development projects in time.
Host: Dr. Shafiq-ur-Rehman