From Our Correspondent
LAHORE: Prime Minister’s Advisor on Finance, Miftah Ismail here Wednesday called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and discussed with him the matters relating to strengthening of economy and ongoing projects initiated under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
On this occasion, Chief Minister said the goal of self-reliant and prosperous Pakistan was his mission and all-out resources were being utilized for the purpose.
He said that sufficient improvements had been brought in the national economy due to solid economic policies of the government due to which trade and industrial activities had been increased in the province.
He said that rehabilitation of the sagging economy, which the government had inherited, was a marvelous achievement of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government. Due to effective development strategy of the government, he viewed, trade and economic activities had been boosted and lakhs of new job-opportunities had been created because of increased investment.
The Chief Minister said that CPEC was a gigantic initiative of national development and prosperity and a lot of CPEC-related projects had been completed across the country. Thousands of megawatts electricity had also been added into the national grid with speedy completion of energy projects under CPEC, he said and asserted that world was wondering over speedy completion of the projects in Pakistan.