Industrialists expresses complete confidence in government’s policies

News Desk

It is responsibility of the government to provide utmost facilitation to the industrial and business activities, the Prime Minister Imran Khan has said, adding that the development and prosperity of Pakistan are linked with the progress of the industrial sector. He said industrialists’ suggestions are being incorporated in government’s decision making process, which is producing positive impact.

According to media reports, the Prime Minister has made these remarks while talking to Pakistan’s leading industrialists in Islamabad on Friday. The delegation, includes Azam Farooq of Cherat Cement, Bashir Ali Muhammad of Gul Ahmed, Muhammad Ali Taba of Lucky Cement, Saqib Sherazi of Honda Atlas, Fawad Mukhtar of Fatima Fertilizers, Arif Habib of Arif Habib Group Limited and Hussain Dawood of Engro Corporation.

During the meeting, Imran Khan has directed to resolve problems being faced by the industrialists in exporting their goods. He also sought proposals from the industrialists to bring innovation to the agriculture sector and to start corporate farming to enhance yield of various crops.

The delegation thanked the Prime Minister. They said that the government patronage to business activities have started yielding positive results.

The leading industrialists have said that foreign exchange reserves have reached to the highest level, which shows economic stability in Pakistan. They further said government’s economic team is always available to them for any guidance and problem solving.

“Current account deficit has become surplus in Pakistan, which is a good sign for the economy,” they said.

They also appreciated Prime Minister for patronizing the construction sector and said that consumption of cement is at the highest level in Pakistan’s history and said boom in construction activities and rise in textile exports, despite Covid19 pandemic, have cast positive impact on country’s economy and provided job opportunities to the people.

The delegation also offered their services for the improvement of Pakistan’s economy.