KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif claimed on Thursday that the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is among the top 10 markets in the world.
He was addressing an award ceremony at PSX in Karachi, where he also stated that the world community is recognising the performance of PSX. “I want to see PSX grow further,” the premier said.
“The government is trying its best to bring improvement in every sector,” he added.
‘Boosting exports is govt’s top priority’
During his day trip to Karachi, the premier held a meeting with a group of leading industrial exporters of the country, where he stated that boosting exports of the country is the top priority of the government.
“Economic growth and exports are interlinked,” he claimed, adding that the government will give short, medium and long term relief to exporters in order to achieve growth targets, Radio Pakistan reported.
He also went to add that the “improved infrastructure of railways will provide relief to the exporters in terms of reduction in freight charges.”
The prime minister arrived at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport on a day-long visit today (Thursday), where he was received by Sindh Governor Dr Ishtarul Ibad and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. The prime minister was accompanied by Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.