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Economy to be strengthened by increasing exports: Dawood
July 17, 2019

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said it is top priority of the government to enhance exports.

Talking to a private news channel, he said the national economy would be strengthened by decreasing imports and increasing exports.

Abdul Razak Dawood said efforts are being made to increase export of rice from 2.8 billion rupees to 5 billion rupees.

He said the Industry being an important sector would play a pivotal role in boosting the country’s economy.

Earlier, Abdul Razak Dawood chaired a meeting of the Fertilizers Review Committee to deliberate on the current state of demand and supply of fertilizers in the market to avoid any increase in prices by the fertilizers industry.

He reiterated that the government is cognizant to the issues being faced by the farmers and committed to address the same on priority basis.

He assured to provide relief to farmers by ensuring availability of agriculture inputs including fertilizers on affordable prices to boost production of the agri crops.