Prime minister to meet businessmen in Lahore

Fawad Chaudhry assures business community’s issues will be resolved

Our Correspondent June 03, 2021


Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Lahore soon to interact with the business community and immediate measures will be taken to resolve their issues, said Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry.

Speaking to Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Mian Tariq Misbah on the sidelines of the signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding between the LCCI and Tajikistan Chamber of Commerce, Chaudhry said that the visit of PM Khan would help resolve issues being faced by the business community in Lahore.

He assured the LCCI chief that the government would support the business community in every matter.

The minister said that growth-centric and inclusive development-oriented economic policies were bearing fruit and leading the country towards the goal of economic stability.

“We will facilitate them so that exports can be increased significantly,” he added.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Federal Minister for Industries and Production Khusro Bakhtiar have also promised to visit the LCCI to have close interaction with the business community.

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Speaking on the occasion, LCCI President Mian Tariq Misbah said that they welcomed the prime minister’s pledge to remove all impediments to economic growth.

He added that the premier and his team members’ resolve created great hope in the business community, which was facing several domestic and external challenges.

The LCCI inked an MoU with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Both sides agreed to strengthen and expand trade, economic, scientific, technical and other business relations and contacts between Tajik and Pakistani enterprises, entrepreneurs and their associations, including bilateral cooperation between small and medium-sized companies.

This will lead to the inflow of investment into the economies of both countries and the creation of joint ventures.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 3rd, 2021.

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