Pakistan defeating terrorism for a prosperous economy: Nawaz

Published: January 22, 2016
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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing the participants of World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on January 22, 2016. PHOTO: INP

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing the participants of World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on January 22, 2016. PHOTO: INP

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday Pakistan is the best place to invest in given its geographical location and lands full of natural resources.

“Measures against terrorism have yielded positive results, resulting in improvement in law and order and internal situation of the country,” the premier said while addressing the business community in Davos, Switzerland.

“Pakistan has been experiencing economic stability in the country as economic development is linked with peace and security.”

Nawaz said the country’s GDP growth rate was three per cent, currently it is 4.2 per cent and hopefully it would cross a five per cent rate, Radio Pakistan reported.

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Pakistan ranks 44th in terms of economic growth and 10th biggest in terms of manpower. The country has a free media and active civil society, he maintained.

The premier further said that the government believes in transparency in the policies of governance, and Pakistan is on its way to self-reliability.

“Pakistan is a confident and secure country,” he concluded.

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  • Rollin & Trollin
    Jan 22, 2016 - 3:26PM

    Defeating terrorism ? Who’s he kiddin’ ? Recommend

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