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PML-N shares economic revival plan with ICCI

September 28, 2012

ISLAMABAD, Sept 28: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in its economic revival plan has called for providing protection to the investors.

Sharing its salient features with the business community of the capital on Friday at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) Deputy Secretary General of the PML-N Ahsan Iqbal blamed the government’s inconsistent policies for the current energy crisis.

He said that the world was moving from geo-political structure to geo-economic system, and the traders, industrialists and service providers were at the centre of the upcoming scenario.

“The role of business community is crucial for the progress and prosperity of any country and economic conditions would be the decisive factors in making the future of any nation,” Mr Iqbal said.

“PML-N’s economic team has prepared a comprehensive economic revival plan,” he said adding, “We will reform current economic condition of the country by protecting investors and public interests alike, but maintaining consistent policies was also important.”

He said that Pakistan was currently facing a serious energy crisis due to inconsistent policies of the government.

He said the roadmap prepared by his party to drive the country out of the current crisis deals with includes prudent economic policies and focusing on three main sectors, which are energy, economy and education.

“This ‘3E Strategy’ would help steer the country come out of the current challenges,” Mr Ahsan Iqbal said.

In his keynote address, Yassar Sakhi Butt, President, ICCI said Pakistan is facing multiple issues hindering its way towards a robust economic development and acute energy crisis is one of the major area due to which the economy is badly suffering while trade and industry are struggling for survival.