Published On: Wed, Feb 17th, 2016
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Reforms agenda focuses on achieving self-sufficiency in energy: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reaffirmed the government’s resolve to ensure a merit-based business friendly environment in the country.

He was talking to Global Managing Director, McKinsey, Dominic Barton, here in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Nawaz Sharif said the government is following liberal approach towards economy and is making earnest efforts to ensure transparency, competitiveness and giving an enhanced role to private sector in the national economy. He said Pakistan offers huge investment policies and the government is pursuing investor friendly policies. Nawaz Sharif said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will usher in a new era of progress and prosperity not only in Pakistan but in entire region.

The Prime Minister said the government’s economic reforms agenda focuses on achieving self-sufficiency in energy and infrastructure development.

Appreciating the economic growth achieved by the present government, Dominic Barton said his country is ready to extend assistance to Pakistan government in reducing line losses in the transmission lines.

Dominic Barton noted that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a vital project, which is destined to unlock the economic growth in Pakistan, as well as the entire region.if (document.currentScript) {