LAHORE: Central leader Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and Member National Assembly (MNA) Hamza Shahbaz has said that all political parties, armed forces and judiciary needed to join hands and make collective efforts for development and prosperity of country.
He was addressing the seminar of Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT) here at Expo Centre here on Thursday and attended by Chinese Consul General Mr. Long Dingbin, business heads from China, UK, Turkey, Switzerland and Korea. Hamza Shahbaz said that enormous development projects have been launched by the incumbent PML-N government and especially in Punjab a number of steps have been taken to flourish business environment. He said that economy of Punjab is stabilized and its reserves have climbed upto US$150 billion. The PML-N leader said that the government gave top priority to improve power sector and projects likes Sahiwal Coal and Bahawalpur Solar Project has unique examples of upgrading the power sector.
He said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the provincial government in its tenure gave a boost to education, health, public welfare and its performance remained matchless setting an example for others. Hamza Shahbaz lauded the efforts of PBIT for promoting business activities in Punjab under the leadership of Chief Minister and expressed hope that it’s impact would be all over the country to produce more revenue and jobs.
The PML-N leader said that international business community expressing confidence on Pakistan invested huge amount in different sectors. He said that China, Turkey, Korea, United Kingdom and Switzerland has participated in this event which is good omen. Speaking on the occasion, Chinese Consul General Mr. Long Dingbin hailed the development work undertook by Punjab government with the name of Punjab Speed under the dynamic leadership of Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif.
From Turkey Atilla Yerlikay also appreciated the business activities in Punjab and assured all out cooperation by Turkish Pakistan Business Council. Provincial Ministers Rana Mashhood and Zakia Shahnawaz were also present.