Pakistan, Islamabad News : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said Friday despite insufficient resources, the government was determined to resolve the problems of businessmen and farmers.
Chairing a high-level meeting with members of Chambers of Commerce and Industries and exporters here at the PM Office, the Prime Minister said increase in exports was essential for the development and prosperity.
Prime Minister Sharif stressed the need for joint efforts at public and private levels to give a boost to the country’s exports.
He regretted that Pakistan did not make any substantial progress in exports during last several years and also lagged behind other countries in the region in this sector.
He said the purpose of the meeting was to brainstorm over the ways to enhance exports. The meeting deliberated upon measures to increase exports in the challenging environment of global economy.
Various initiatives to improve quality and competitiveness of Pakistani exports also came under discussion.
Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and State Minister for Privatization Khurram Dastagir were present. APP