Govt taking initiatives to bring back industry shifted abroad: Firdous

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting (SAPM) Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan was taking initiatives to bring back the industry shifted abroad.

“The prime minister and his economic team have been taking serious steps to revive the economy. With the restoration of peace, the trust deficit of the business community, which used to be at the mercy of terrorists and extortionists, has been removed. The government is setting up special economic and industrial zones, where all possible facilities will be provided to the industrialists settled abroad,” she added.Dr Firdous was addressing a press conference here before taking oath of the newly elected office-bearers of the Jhang Press Club.

The SAPM said it was the right time to invest in the country as a business-friendly government was in the power.  Its initiatives for ease of doing business had been appreciated by the country’s entire trade and industrial community.

She said the prime minister’s day-long visit to Karachi today was important, where he was welcomed by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah at the airport which was a positive development for strengthening democracy in the country.“This is a good omen for the nation that all the political parties will play their role for the development and prosperity of Pakistan while remaining in their constitutional limits.”

She said the prime minister met the business community in Karachi, who reposed their complete trust in his government policies. They also expressed their satisfaction on the ease of doing business initiatives taken by his economic team, she added.

Moreover Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Chaudhry Ghulam Hussain Tahria, father-in-law of senior journalist and columnist Asadullah Ghalib.

In her condolence message, she prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with fortitude.