Political stability, sole option to boost economic growth: Ahsan Iqbal

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 14 (APP): Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that political stability was the only and sole option to make the country prosperous and economically developed.


Addressing the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIES) Convocation here, the minister cited examples of some of Asian economies who were lagging far behind Pakistan few decades ago but now they were growing at a faster pace than Pakistan.


He said the economies of the countries like Vietnam, Myanmar and Bangladesh were rapidly growing due to the fact there was political stability in those countries.