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Pakistan poised to be major player in regional economy: Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday said that Pakistan’s economy is stable and moving towards growth.

Talking to a delegation of Pakistan Business Council led by Vice Chairman Towfiq Chinoy, the prime minister said the country is poised to become a major player in the regional economy.

During the meeting, the prime minister said major policy reforms have been initiated to facilitate the business community.

He said laws relating to the establishment of Special Economic Zones have also been formulated to attract investment in the country with complete freedom of transferring dividends and movement of capital.

PM Abbasi said the government has also improved security ambiance, particularly in Karachi to help the business community conduct trade in a peaceful environment.

He emphasised that indicators of Pakistan’s economy are stable and moving towards positive growth which is being acknowledged by renowned international rating institutions.

“Pakistan is poised to become a major player in the regional economy”, emphasized the Prime Minister.

The prime pinister appreciated the role of Pakistan Business Council in providing tangible advice to the government on important policy issues.

The visiting delegation thanked the prime minister and lauded the policy initiatives undertaken by the present government for restoring investors confidence and paving the way for sustained business and trade growth.



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