PR No. 78 Islamabad: January 10, 2017.

The Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, chaired a meeting here today regarding improving Pakistan’s investment climate and exports. Deliberations on a package to enhance the country’s exports were carried out during the meeting.

The Finance Minister appreciated the extensive work already undertaken to develop a comprehensive strategy for this purpose. He directed to further expedite implementation of business reforms and ensure effective coordination with all concerned government agencies.

The Finance Minister said that the government is now focused on undertaking all necessary measures to enhance Pakistan’s exports. He stated that it was the strong resolve of the government to make Pakistan an even more business friendly country and help entrepreneurs in setting up and expanding business. He expressed confidence that the government’s measures will enable the country to achieve higher, sustainable and inclusive export-led growth.

The meeting was attended by the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan, Chairman Board of Investment, Miftah Ismail, Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, Finance Secretary, Chairman FBR and other senior officers of the Ministry of Finance.