Wednesday June 08, 2022

PM Shahbaz Directs To Constitute Task Force For Increasing Investment

Islamabad: A delegation of the American Business Council comprising members of Pharma, Food Processing IT, E-Commerce, Retail, Textiles, Sports and Logistics sectors called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Speaking on the occasion, he said it is for the first time that the government is calling for the consistency of the policies as the subjects of the national economy and public welfare were above politics.

The Prime Minister told the delegation that the government is making efforts to ensure the production of export quality agricultural products.

He directed Ministry of Commerce and Investment Board to resolve issues faced by investors.

He further directed the formation of task forces to attract investment in multiple sectors.

The task forces would be formed in the fields of tourism, pharmaceuticals, information technology, e-commerce, large-scale manufacturing, and agriculture.

Speaking on the occasion, the participants said confidence of investors has boosted due to investment policies of the government.

They said that government’s consultation with all stakeholders prior to budget is commendable.

Federal Ministers Syed Naveed Qamar, Ghulam Murtaza Mahmood, Marriyum Aurangzeb and high ranking officials were also present in the meeting.

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