20 Mar, 2017
Karachi March 20:- The first meeting of the committee formed by Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Nawaz Sharif to review overall economic situation of the country and recommend steps to improve the same was held under the chairmanship of Governor Sindh Mr. Mohammad Zubair here today.
It may be recalled here that this Committee has been formed in light of the meeting of Business Community with Prime Minister of Pakistan on 14th March at Governor Sindh.
The Committee has been assigned the task of recommending tax reforms, urban infrastructure development, capital market reforms and most significantly suggesting measures for enhancing job opportunities in the country.
The Committee also constituted three sub- committees to work on above sectors and finalize their recommendations by 31st March.
Governor Sindh while addressing on the occasion said that involvement of business community in further improving country’s economy was of paramount importance and such the Prime Minister formed this committee to seek suggestions from them.
Mr. Mohammad Zubair said that the proposals finalized by the committee would further strength the economy as businessmen and industrialist know the problems at grass root level.
The Committee members thanked Prime Minister for reposing trust on them and pledged to work with utmost devotion for making the economy of the country more stable and stronger.
Mr.Arif Habib representing PSE, Mr.Zubair Tufail representing FPCCI, Mr. Bashir Ali Mohammad representing APTMA, Mr.Ahsan Malik representing Pakistan Business Council, Mr.Khalid Mansoor representing Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Mr.Shamim Ahmed representing KCCI were present in the meeting.