LAHORE, Mar 17 (APP):Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday said the PTI government had improved the business environment as industrial development was imperative to strengthen the economy.
He was talking to a delegation of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI),
led by its former president Mian Anjum Nisar and senior vice president Kh. Shahzeb Akram which
called on him at CM office to discuss problems being faced by the industrialists.
Industries Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal, secretary industries, CEO PBIT and others were also present.
Talking on the occasion, the CM assured to resolve the genuine problems of the business community
without delay and assured to continue parleys in future as well. The corona has affected business
activities while the government gave a relief package to the business community to let business
activities continue, he said.
Now, another corona wave has surfaced and the government was aware of the genuine issues of the
business community and a focal person will be deputed in the CM Office to help resolve their problems,
“We will counter the latest virus attack while managing business activities, the CM said and assured
to take every possible step to facilitate the business community as it was the linchpin of the economy”,
The CM said that solid steps had been taken to ensure ease of doing business and assured to provide
every possible facility for business activities.
The CM assured that existing industrial estates would also be developed along with the establishment
of new industrial zones where facilities would be provided on a priority basis to promote pro-industry
culture in the province.
The rapid industrial development will generate new employment opportunities while strengthening the
economy, added the CM.
Irfan Iqbal Sheikh appreciated that exemplary steps taken to provide a conducive business environment.
The quantum of tasks accomplished by the incumbent government was larger than the work done by the
previous governments, he added.
Those who called on the CM included Ch. Muhammad Saleem vice president FPCCI, Muhammad Arif Yousaf Jiwa vice president, Raja Muhammad Anwar vice president (Punjab), Nasir Khan vice president (Baluchistan), Muhammad Nawaz vice president chamber of small traders, Muhammad Ali Mian coordinator (Punjab) FPCCI,
MA Zaka-ur-Rehman former chairman PPMA, Nadeem Qureshi convener central standing committee (FPCCI)
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