Govt working to attract foreign investment: PM Nawaz

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister has said the present government is focusing to enhance economic growth and eliminate terrorism to attract foreign investment in the country.
Addressing the Pakistan Investment Conference in Islamabad today, he said steps have been taken to end load shedding by 2017.
Prime Minister has said that the government has taken steps to ensure halt to power outages by 2017.
The PM said that Pakistan has investment opportunities in abundance for foreign interested parties. He said that the government is fairly taking development projects ahead.
Nawaz said that the government is moving ahead with economic reforms policy and educational betterment. The PM once again vowed to continue operations against terrorists and militants who have misunderstood the meaning of Islam.
Earlier on Tuesday, Nawaz held a meeting with Chief Executive Officer of the General Electric Jeffery R Immelt. He said that the government is making all-out efforts to end power outages within the remaining two years of tenure.
The PM said that the government has taken steps to end load shedding by 2017. Nawaz said that the government has achieved key goals in the last three years.
He lauded efforts of different government bodies owing to which industrial sector is no longer facing power crisis. Nawaz vowed to provide electricity to people belonging to remote and urban areas on cheaper rates.
The PM dwelled on Pakistan’s efforts in war on terror during his speech. He said that the foreign powers have finally started acknowledging Pakistan’s sincerity to the cause. Surveys by different international organizations have cited Pakistan as country which is fighting terrorism on massive magnitude and is on way to economic progress simultaneously, he added.
On November 3, PM’s Advisor on National Security (NSA) briefed a three-member delegation of European Parliament (EU) in Islamabad. The delegation was briefed about Pakistan’s successful anti-terror missions in different areas.
Aziz laid great importance to Operation Zarb-e-Azb that has killed more than 3,000 insurgents since June 15, 2014.
The NSA also talked about efforts for economic wellbeing of the people. Pakistan gives immense importance to free media, independent judiciary and protection of human rights, he added.

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