Pakistan will become one of the top investment destinations before end of 2020: PM Imran

Improvement in the rankings was one of the promises made in the PTI manifesto, says premier


News Desk October 24, 2019
A file photo of Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday lauded Pakistan jumping 28 spots in World Bank's 'Ease of Doing Business 2020' report and said the country will become one of the top investment destinations by 2020.

Taking to the microblogging website Twitter, the premier congratulated those in the government "who worked hard to make this happen" and added the country still has a long way to go.



Ease of business: Pakistan up 28 places on World Bank index

The premier said the improvement in the rankings was one of the promises made in the PTI manifesto and the government had fulfilled the commitment made to the public.



Pakistan had risen 28 places in the World Bank report along with securing a place among the top 10 countries with the most improved business climate.

The report states that Pakistan carried out six reforms in the last one year that helped improve its ranking from 136 to 108.

Since assuming his role as the country's premier, Imran Khan, has doubled down on the importance of improving the economy.

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