Islamabad: Economic team of Pakistan Muslim League (N) on Friday visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) for sharing economic vision of their party with business community of Federal Capital. The team consisted of Ahsan Iqbal, Deputy Secretary General PML (N), Kamal Ahmed, former Country Head Microsoft Pakistan and Engr.Khurram Dastagir Khan, Member National Assembly and Chairman Standing Committee on Commerce.
Speaking on the occasion,Ahsan Iqbal said that the role of business community is crucial for the progress and prosperity of the country as world is moving from geo-political structure to geo-economic system. He reiterated his party’s will of reforming current economic condition of the country by protecting investors and public interests. He further said PML-N’s economic team has prepared a comprehensive economic revival plan for uplift of the country’s economy.
He said that Pakistan was currently facing a serious energy crisis due to inconsistent policies of the government. Mr.Ahsan Iqbal said that PML-N has unveiled a roadmap to drive the country out of the current crises by adopting prudent economic policies and focusing on three main sectors i.e. energy, economy and education also mentioned as 3E Strategy which would help steer the country come out of the current challenges.
Engr.Khurram Dastagir khan said that Pakistan needs an economically literate political party and PML (N) has prepared a progressive economic vision for the development of all sectors of the economy. Mr. Kamal Ahmed said that there is dire need to improve the export of software products as our neighbouring nation India is exporting software products having worth of $69.1 billion while Pakistan’s export of software products stood less than $2 billion.
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.
President ICCI said that it is encouraging to know that PML-N has prepared a package for industrialists and an additional plan to offer interest-free loans for envisioned youth. These are commendable initiatives and will enable the industrialists as well as the youth of the country to be able to unleash their potential and play their part in the economic progress of the country, he maintained.