Govt working hard to improve ease of doing business: Hafeez Shaikh

ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (APP):Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Thursday said the government was working hard to improve ease of doing business in the country by providing maximum facilities to the local as well as international investors.

“We are working hard on ease of doing business and the numbers of businesses are gradually improving,” he said this while addressing the First Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Capital Market Regulators Forum here.

He invited the investors to take benefit of the opportunities offered by the government, saying, they would feel comfortable while doing business in benefiting from the tremendous opportunities in sector of economy.

Capital market regulators from members of the CAREC met for the first time here to discuss ways on how to improve capital markets by enhancing access to finance, supporting private sector development, spurring economic activities, and strengthening regional cooperation and integration.

The two-day forum is jointly organized by the SECP, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Central Depository of Pakistan (CDC), and the National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL).