ISLAMABAD: Secretary Planning, Development & Reform Zafar Hasan said the government is focusing on export-oriented policies to boost exports and put economy on growth trajectory.

The secretary said this in his meeting with a business delegation from Germany headed by Deputy Ambas­sador to Pakistan Mr Jens Jokisch at Islamabad on Wednesday.

He also called for launching joint ventures in collaboration with local companies and transfer of technology especially related to hydropower generation.

He said the CPEC is open to third party participation under bilateral arrangement.

Published in Dawn, November 1st, 2018