PM Imran Khan reiterates to promote, protect businesses in country

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PM Imran Khan reiterates to promote, protect businesses in country

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan says government is committed to promote and protect businesses and investment in the country.
He was talking to a delegation of Pakistan Stock Exchange led by its Chairman Sulaiman Mehdi in Karachi today. Officials of PSX and stock brokers were part of the delegation.
The Prime Minister said vast opportunities of investment are available in Pakistan. He said foreign investors are expressing keen interest to invest in various sectors of the economy.
Imran Khan said the approach of incumbent government regarding business and investment is different from the previous governments. He said necessary steps are being taken to bring stability in the market.
The Prime Minister sought suggestions of businessmen to further improve business environment in the country.
The delegation congratulated Prime Minister on assuming his office. It also apprised him of the issues of stock market and brokers.
The two sides agreed to expand tax base and increase the use of IT in the stock market. The meeting also agreed with consensus to stop illegal transactions.
The delegation appreciated the fiscal consolidation measures and good economic performance of the government. The delegation assured to support government on fiscal policy.
The Prime Minister approved most of the suggestions given by the delegation.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Karachi today (Sunday) on a day long visit.
He was received at the airport by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and other PTI leaders.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan held one on one meeting with Governor Sindh Imran Ismail at the Governor House in Karachi today (Sunday).
During the meeting, matters related to political situation and ongoing development projects were discussed.

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