LCCI presents road map for enhancing exports


The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has presented a road map for enhancing exports of Pakistan to the Prime Minister Imran Khan.
LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh presented document to the Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting in Islamabad. The LCCI roadmap for enhancing exports of Pakistan is produced after profound deliberations.
The document has highlighted the potential of various sectors of economy and has a vast range of proposals, execution of which can push up the export and help country to achieve the target of export-led growth.
Prime Minister Imran Khan valued the LCCI plan and its supportive measure aimed at economic sustainability of the country. He said that role of business community is important as it creates economic activities. The government is committed to facilitate the business community and taking various measures to create an environment conducive for businesses.
The prime minister said that it is our need that business community flourishes in the country. Government wants the business community to grow businesses, make profit and create wealth as a nation cannot prosper if there exists no wealth creation. He said that 2020 will be the year of progress and prosperity.
He said that our government is taking long-term, mid-term and short term measures to bring the economy back on the rail. The continuous support and co-operation extended by the business community have significantly improved the health of official revenues that gives me an immense satisfaction.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan’s entrepreneurs ensured the economic viability of the state that inherited negligible industrial base at the time of independence.
He said that the accelerated growth has been achieved with the cooperation of business community. The government is availing the assistance of private sector under public-private ventures.
LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said that exports have a paramount importance in Pakistan’s economy as they are the main source of revenue generation (greater than 20 billion dollars) and employment creation. Exports are also important for maintaining the balance of payment stability for our country.–PR

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