Govt initiates major policy reforms to facilitate business community: PM

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APP89-16 ISLAMABAD: August 16 – A delegation of Pakistan Business Council called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. APP

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on
Wednesday said that government had initiated major policy reforms to
facilitate business community.
The Prime Minister said that laws relating to establishment of Special
Economic Zones had been formulated to attract investment in the country with
complete freedom of transferring dividends and movement of capital.
The Prime Minister was talking to a delegation of Pakistan Business
Council,led by Vice Chairman Towfiq Chinoy, which called on him at the PM
Office.
The Prime Minister stated that government had also improved security
ambiance, particularly in Karachi to help business community conduct trade
in a peaceful environment.
Indicators of Pakistan’s economy are stable and moving towards positive growth which is being acknowledged by renowned international rating institutions, stated the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister said that “Pakistan is poised to become a major player in the regional economy.”
The Prime Minister appreciated the role of Pakistan Business Council in providing tangible advice to the government on important policy issues.
Delegation of Pakistan Business Council 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.