NOWSHEHRA, May 28 (Online): Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said country’s future lies in industry without which Pakistan cannot make progress.
“ We are not those who win the polls through rigging but are those who have won the polls through neutral umpire. Pakistan can learn a lot from the development of China. Had friendly countries not provided funds country would have gone bankrupt. The opponents are surprised how the GDP growth rate has reached 4 percent, ‘he was addressing the ceremony of commercial launch of Rashakai prioritized Special Economic Zone near Nowshera on Friday
Imran Khan said Rashakai Special Economic Zone is being established under CPEC. He said Pakistan has a great potential and it can learn a lot from the fast industrial growth of China.
He directed the KP Government to give land at the zone on lease instead of selling it to avoid real estate speculations. He also advised for ensuring one window operation to facilitate the investors.
The Prime Minister the government’s prudent economic policies have started yielding positive results, and the four percent growth has surprised everyone. He said large scale manufacturing is showing growth.
He said the PTI government had to pass through a difficult time for one and a half years; however now the difficult time is over. He said the government is taking steps to ensure the economic stability sustainable.
He said the government’s successful policy to deal with Covid-19 has helped save lives as well as livelihood.
“We have steered out the country from hard times. When we were pulling out country from hard times then corona hit the country. I was pressurized to impose lock down. Had I clamped complete lock down then the country would have faced India like situation.
He went on to say county has been put on the track of the development. Good time is ahead. The industry has taken off. The overseas Pakistanis have sent record remittances. Dollars are flowing in Pakistan and they are flowing less out of Pakistan, he added.