Pakistan needs to focus on regional trade


Former federal finance minister and chairman Burki Institute of Public Policy Shahid Javed Burki said on Monday that Pakistan needs to focus on promotion of regional trade to ensure economic growth.

He was speaking at a meeting at Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) President Mian Nauman Kabir, Senior Vice President Mian Rehman Aziz Chan and Vice President Haris Ateeq and the business community here at the LCCI.

Shahid Burki said that among the neighbouring countries, China is most eager to help Pakistan and “we should take advantage of this”. He said that Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh should work together for socioeconomic development in the region—APP

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